10 NOV 2018

Newly refurbished convenience store welcomed at Vinters Park

Residents of the 1600 homes in Maidstone's Vinters Park now have a great new convenience store to serve their everyday needs, opened by local MP Helen Grant on Saturday.

Owners Suresh and Raj felt the previous format, focused around confectionary, tobacco and newspapers was tired and wasn't meeting customer needs. They therefore decided to joined the Costcutter brand of convenience stores who have just completed a £60,000 refit and now offering a full range mini-supermarket shopper experience.

They said 'We are very keen to support the local community and offer great products at everyday low prices, including popular and trusted Co-op branded items. As well as all of the convenience items people need, we now offer a full range of meal solutions for morning, lunch and dinner, and all our fresh meats are sourced in the UK, supporting British farmers'.

After opening the store Helen Grant said 'Talking to local people today it is clear they were looking for a fresh, modern store to add to the available facilities in Snowdon Parade. This is a significant housing estate and helping the local people avoid the need to travel by car to the larger supermarkets in town will also help reduce traffic and improve air quality in our County Town'.

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