York has a new supermarket.
Sainsbury’s today (Friday) unveiled a new Local store, welcoming customers into the 1,700 sq ft sales branch on Davygate.
The shop is open from 7am to 11pm seven days a week and stocks around 2,000 products, including fresh fruit and veg, dairy, fresh bakery and other household grocery products.
Customers can also pick up a coffee from the instore self-service Costa machine.
The York Davygate Local will also aim to help the local community. Sainsbury’s Christmas campaign raised £6 million and among the York charities to benefit were Changing Lives, Safe and Sound Homes SASH, the Well Project and Lidgett Grove Methodist Church.
Sainsbury’s plans to open a Local branch at York Station later this year.
Sainsbury’s property director, Patrick Dunne said: “The new store looks great and I’m sure local residents and visitors will enjoy the fresh and convenient shopping experience in the heart of York.
“As part of our continued mission to offer customers the value, quality and convenience they want, we’re really pleased to further expand our local store estate.”
Sainsbury’s York Davygate manager Andrew Gordon said: “Our dedicated team is looking forward to getting to work in this new and modern store and providing the community with great value products and customer service.”
Sainsbury’s has a number of central York convenience stores already – including York Piccadilly Local, York Micklegate Local, Bootham Local, Blossom Street Local, Bishopthorpe Road Local, Fulford Local, Burton Stone Lane Local, Osbaldwick Local and Beckfield Lane Local.