The Co-op Group is opening 30 new stores across the UK over the Christmas period as part of a £25m-plus investment.

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Co-op Salford Quays

The sites are located at transport hubs, key city locations and residential apartments, and will all run on 100% renewable electricity.

The stores include free-to-use ATMs, coffee dispensers and bakery alongside a focus on fresh, chilled and healthy products, food-to-go, vegan and free-from foods, alcohol, meal ideas and, essentials.

Car parking and Amazon lockers are also available at selected stores.

The Co-op’s director of portfolio and development, Stuart Hookins, said: “Ease, speed and convenience continue to rise in importance for today’s time-pressed shopper – and, our focus is all about selecting the right location to deliver what our members and customers want, need and care about, conveniently.

“We continue to look for new sites which support our ambition to operate at the heart of local life and enable us to give back, and create social value in our communities.”

New Co-op stores opening in November and December include:

  • Barrachnie, Baillieston Road
  • Biggin Hill, Rosehill Road
  • Bognor Regis, Chichester Road
  • Bristol, Coronation Road
  • Broughton, Garstang Road
  • Burgess Hill, Kings Weald
  • Cambridge, Cherry Hinton Road
  • Carmarthen, Jobs Well Road
  • Chichester, East Street
  • Derbyshire Lane, Sheffield (S8)
  • Edinburgh, Milton Road West
  • Forest Hill, Stanstead Road
  • Forres, Grantown Road
  • Galston, Henrietta Street
  • Gravesend, East Milton Road
  • Greenwich Peninsula, Chandlers Avenue
  • Hoylake, Market Street
  • Ilford, Longwood Gardens
  • Milborne Port
  • New Waltham, Station Road
  • Newbury, Monument Close
  • Northwood Hills, Joel Street
  • Pontesbury, Hall Bank (Shropshire)
  • Purton, Station Road
  • Rochester, Riverside
  • Salford Quays
  • Stirling, Causewayhead Road
  • Stornoway, Cromwell Street
  • Wemyss Bay, Shore Road
  • Willesden Green (NW2)