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Asda in Fulwood is having a major refurb so the opening hours are changing

Posted on - 8th April, 2017 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Fulwood, Preston News, Sharoe Green
Asda is cutting back on its opening hours for the next eight weeks
Asda is cutting back on its opening hours for the next eight weeks

A Preston supermarket is to cut its opening hours during the next eight weeks for a major refit.

Costing £1.7million the Asda in Fulwood is seeing an extensive refurbishment of its meat, fish and pizza counters – as well as a new layout for the George and fashion departments.

An expanded Scan and Go technology set of tills is also being introduced – aimed at reducing queuing times.

Work has already begun with the deli and pizza tills all boarded off while workmen start the refurb.

Asda is scaling back its 24-hour operation at the Pittman Way store during the work, with reduced hours Monday to Thursday.

The supermarket is to see a range of refurbished food counters
The supermarket is to see a range of refurbished food counters

Fulwood store manager Martyn Stainton said: “It is great that we have the opportunity to improve the store so our customers can have the best possible shopping experience with us.

“We can’t wait for everyone to see our newly designed George Fashion and Home departments along with our different counters around the store. In addition to services we already offer, we are pleased that we will be launching our new Scan and Go checkout technology for an easier way to shop.

“I would like to thank our customers for their patience whilst the enhancements take place, feel free to contact the store if you have any questions. I hope that everyone enjoys the improvements being made to the store over the coming weeks.”

Read more: New discount gym planning to open in Fulwood

When is the store actually open now?

Monday to Thursday, it is 7am to 10pm
Fridays are 7am and 24 hours
Saturday, open until 10pm
Sundays, 10.30am to 4.30pm

Once the refit is complete the store will return to 24-hour opening.

Read more: Morrisons opening a ‘daily’ store in Fulwood

When does the work finish?

It’s due to all be done by Sunday 28 May

Do you shop at Asda? What do you think of the planned revamp? Let us know in the comments below

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