Co-op Group readies new store and filling station on disused Norfolk site

‘It is our aim to establish the store at the heart of local life and contribute to the community’

The Co-op Group is opening a new petrol filling station and food store in Necton, Norfolk, forming part of a multi-million re-development of a disused site.

The store. which will run on 100% renewable electricity, launches on 21 June, creating 25 jobs.

The 24-hour petrol station will sell petrol, diesel and supreme unleaded petrol and diesel fuel, and includes a jet wash, air and water. There will be a separate drive-through Costa and an electric car charging station.

The store customer car parking and toilets will be available at the food store, which will serve Costa coffee and have an in-store bakery alongside its focus on fresh, healthy foods, meal ideas, hot food, sandwiches, award-winning wines and essentials.

Area manager Sam Winter said: “It is our aim to establish the store at the heart of local life and contribute to the community. This store will have a great look and range, it’s all about getting closer to our members and customers, providing what they want, need and care about, conveniently.

“We also want customers to know that they can become a co-owner and member of their Co-op, and that the Co-op gives back to its members and the community. Our members help us to make a difference locally, raising money for local causes simply by swiping their membership card when they shop with us.”

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