A NEW £250,000 store is opening up in the heart of the city.
Co-op has taken over at Trafalgar Square in Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, and opens tomorrow.
We are thrilled to have a fantastic new food store with which to serve the Portsmouth communityJillian Miles
Ten new jobs have been created and it will have an in-store bakery, Costa Coffee and an ATM.
Manager Jillian Miles said: ‘We’re thrilled to have a fantastic new food store with which to serve the Portsmouth community – it is an exciting time for the whole store team. We believe the store will really be an asset to the community.
‘The Co-operative is a community retailer, and we are committed to playing an active role in local life.’
The store will also have a Community Pioneer role where a staff member will get the shop involved in community activities.
It will be open seven days a week, 7am until 11pm.
In August, The News revealed the firm’s large North End store was closing.