THE car park was full as customers flooded in to the new Tesco store in Gosport today.
Celebrating its grand opening, staff at the store, on Grange Road, gaveaway
cake and champagne to customers.
It was officially opened by the Mayor of Gosport Councillor John Beavis and Gosport MP Caroline
Dinenage when they cut the Tesco ribbon.
Nigel Perman, store manager, said: ‘It has been a fantastic morning and the
store looks great.
‘It will give people in the area convenience and food which is suited for
The store created 150 jobs to local people who applied online or through
the job centre.
Nigel added: ‘The scheme Tesco used to get local people working here is
great and it gives the store a real community feel to it.’