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CO-OP CLOSURE CONFIRMED JUST 9 MONTHS AFTER TESCO OPENING

cooperativelakeA medium size Co-Operative store in Lake is set to close just 9 months after the opening a brand new Tesco Express store across the road.

A total of 11 workers at the convenience store on Lake Hill have been told the store will shut its doors for good, although a date is yet to be confirmed. It is hoped that transfers will be possible for all staff members affected.

tescoexpresslakehill2With the lease renewal approaching, the Southern Co-Operative have taken the decision to pull out of Lake following recent changes, including an increase in competition.

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Many local residents have said that Tesco offers more affordable shopping and more convenient parking since it opened in September last year.

 

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