Co-op invest £500k in new Derbyshire store

Central England Co-op has officially opened its new store in Mackworth, Derbyshire – creating 20 new jobs and investing over £500k,

The Food Store, which is based in Samuel Road, Mackworth, offers shoppers an expansive range of products and is fitted out with pioneering new energy efficient refrigeration technologies to minimise environmental impact, LED lighting and a lifesaving defibrillator.

This latest branch comes less than two months after the retailer cut the ribbon on another new site in Derbyshire – spending overt £1m and creating over 20 new jobs in Top Road, Calow, in Chesterfield. It also invested over £100k on revamping its store in Maple Avenue, Ripley.

The Samuel Road Co-operative Food Store is open from 7am to 10pm, Monday to Sunday. It offers fresh and local fruit and vegetables, an in-store bakery offering breads and pastries, chilled beers and wines, fresh and frozen product, Irresistible product ranges, and a great selection of food to go.

Other features of the new outlet include a Costa Coffee machine and a free cash machine.