New Starbucks café is opening at Preston Railway Station

Posted on - 20th January, 2017 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Preston City Centre, Preston Locations, Preston News, Preston Railway Station
The front entrance to the train station is to be closed once work begins

The front entrance to the train station

A new Starbucks café is coming to Preston Railway Station in March 2017.

The new coffee house will open at the train station, however the exact location is not yet own.

Starbucks is originally an American coffee company and coffeehouse chain which operates worldwide, including the UK.

The stores are usually very popular places, selling not only coffee, but premium teas, fine pastries and other treats.

Starbucks has already begun recruiting for staff on the jobs website Indeed, the chain is looking for applicants to fulfil both full-time and part-time permanent roles which will include welcoming customers, making coffee and recommendingpastries and other refreshments on offer.

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Successful applicants will work shifts between 6am-8pm including at least one weekend day, and will work as part of a team at the station’s new café.

There is currently a Starbucks café situated just over the road, at Fishergate Shopping Centre, and there are no current plans to close this store or suggestion that the new café will have a significant impact on it.

The café is set to open in March 2017 however Starbucks would not comment on the exact date or whereabouts in the station it will open.

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There are already a number of coffee shops within the train station, including a Café Ritazza, Pumpkin Café, Upper Crest and Preston Hero Pub.

What do you think about the new Starbucks coming the Preston Station? Would you visit? Let us know in the comments below

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