Co-Op store to open in Morland Road next summer
is to get a second Co-Op store when it opens next summer on the
corner of Morland Road and Burnham Road.
supermarket giant has this week confirmed that it will open the
new convenience store in the summer of 2018.
will be the second Co-Op in the town, with the main supermarket
remaining just off Market Street.
new Highbridge Co-Op will be similar in size to the Co-Op
store in Berrow which opened earlier this year. It will have
15 parking spaces.
land was previously occupied by the former Morlands
Industrial Park, which shut in October 2014.
to Burnham-On-Sea.com, Highbridge Chamber of Trade Chairman Mike
Murphy welcomed the news this week.
stores do seem to be the current 'mode' - they offer a smaller,
more compact range of products, but serve residents well by being
located close to where people live," he said.
Berrow Co-Op store is doing well and is proving very popular and
I'm sure this one will do well," Mr Murphy told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
good to see 'corner stores' coming back into fashion. They have
a strong social role as a brilliant place for neighbours to meet
reported here in July that a revised planning application for
the Morland Road site had been unveiled and consent was given.
similar Co-Op store at Berrow opened earlier this year