Greggs opens new store in Wellington Square Stockton

The popular brand opened the doors on its new Stockton branch on Monday (March 13) morning with a new look and seating, replacing the previous store in Wellington Square.

Fans of the Newcastle-based brand will be able to get their hands on favourites including sausage rolls and steak beaks at the new site, also on Wellington Square.

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The relocation promises a ‘fresh new look’, has inside seating, and has created three extra jobs.

Gillian Long, Retail Operations Director for Greggs, added: “Our new shop in Stockton’s Wellington Square has brought three new jobs to the local area, as well as providing customers with a modern, convenient new place to experience their favourite Greggs food.”

The store, which will be open from 7am til 7pm from Monday to Saturday, and from 8am til 6pm on Sundays, also offers click-and-collect orders via the Greggs app.

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Among the famous Greggs’ fayre are hot drinks, breakfast deals and vegan options including the vegan sausage roll.

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Shop Manager Will Harker said: “We can’t wait to welcome both Greggs fans and new customers to our brand-new shop. We’ve got an amazing range of tasty bakes, hot drinks, sweet treats and savouries available for takeaway or Click + Collect.”

The opening is part of the company’s plans to set up shop in 150 new locations in 2023.

Last week the brand said it would extend its opening hours and trial a new 24-hour drive-thru.

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In January the Geordie bakery revealed sales surged by 23% in 2022 despite increasing the prices of its sausage rolls and other items several times during the year.

The sausage roll, which started 2022 at £1, cost £1.20 by the beginning of 2022.

The new store is located at Unit 10, Wellington Square, Stockton.

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