Shoppers keen to see new-look store

Store manager Paul Bryan celebrates the reopening
Store manager Paul Bryan celebrates the reopening
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SHOPPERS flocked to a supermarket which re-opened after unveiling its brand new look and extension this week.

Sainsbury’s, in Exeter Street, Bourne, was back in business on Wednesday morning after being closed for a week.

Store manager Paul Bryan said the response from shopppers has been fantastic. He is really pleased with the improved store and said: “It is brilliant. Staff and customers love it.”

There are a wider range of goods on sale, including more clothing and electrical items, as well as improved check-outs and a resurfaced car park.

Shoppers can also get fresh produce from the meat, fish and deli counters, as well visiting the new bakery, hot food counter and pizza bar.

The existing shop front facilities, including the customer café, toilets and cash machine, have been refurbished and rebranded too.

This refurbishment has also created 20 more jobs at the store. Mr Bryan said he has taken on new members of staff from the area as part of these changes.

He said the store was really busy when it reopened and added: “People have been in to see just how much the store has changed and have found that everything has been moved around and that the place has been completely transformed.

“Feedback from customers has been fantastic.”

Mr Bryan thanked all of the supermarket’s customers and neighbours for their support while the improvement works have been carried out as well as their patience during the closure.

The store received approval for its amended plans from South Kesteven District Council in December.