Sainsbury’s unveils new Elephant & Castle store

Sainsbury’s has opened its new Elephant and Castle, Southwark store.

The new 2,500sq.ft site is located on the ground floor of local Southwark landmark ‘One The Elephant’ and is open for customers from 7am-11pm seven days a week.

The store features a range of fresh food, fruit and veg and seasonal favourites, along with branded and own brand grocery products, alongside fresh bread, pastries being baked in store.

A Costa Coffee machine is also available to use. The Big 4 grocer also unveiled plans for a new Argos Click and Collect point in store.

The new Local store team, which is made up of seven existing colleagues and 13 who are new to Sainsbury’s, will join Sainsbury’s Elephant and Castle superstore.

“It has been an exciting day for me and my team and we look forward to helping our customers find great value, high quality Sainsbury’s products instore,” Sainsbury’s Elephant and Castle Newington Butts Local store manager Adam Spillett said.

“It’s important to us that we play an active role in the local community and it’s been great to start getting to know it now our store is open.”

Sainsbury’s is committed to using 100% renewable electricity across its entire estate, meaning that the new store will not rely on any fossil fuels for its heating, lighting, refrigeration and ventilation needs.

Sainsbury’s property director Patrick Dunne added: “We are very pleased to unveil our latest investment in Elephant and Castle, which is creating jobs as well as a convenient new place for local residents and workers to shop,”

“The store looks fantastic and I feel sure it will live up to our customers’ high expectations of Sainsbury’s.”

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