day many shoppers in Ross-on-Wye have been waiting for is
almost upon us for at 9am tomorrow, Wednesday, 15th July
Sainsbury's will be opening its doors to the public. Visitors
to the new store will be amazed at the transformation that
the old Somerfield Store has undergone in just six weeks.
News and other guests were invited to a pre-opening tour
of Sainsbury's which will operate under the management of
a welcome drink and some delicious canapés, guest
were shown around the store with its wide, clean and well
lit aisles. Upon entry to the store, shoppers are no longer
greeted by a row of checkouts stretching before them. Instead,
they are met by beautiful floral displays, fresh fruit and
vegetables and huge displays of tempting goods. The aisles
are well sign posted and there are plans of the store to
help to find your way around. The in store bakery will be
producing bread throughout the day. There is quite a range
to choose from and a bread slicing service is available.
is a self service checkout facility and on opening day,
'Bags for Life' will be free to customers.
informed guests that it is not Sainsbury's intention to
work against local traders but to work with them and the
local community. He already has the numbers of several local
causes which will certainly benefit from this new local
amenity, as will Ross-on-Wye as a whole. A great quality
shop with quality goods and service with a smile.
staff at Sainsbury's are largely those who worked at the
premises prior to Sainsbury's taking over. They are happy
with the new look too and are looking forward to serving
you in their new roles.