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Greggs to open eight new bakeries

Greegs announced it plans to open new branches across South and Northwestern England, starting in August. The expansion will include an outlet store and a drive-thru, according to local media reports. Earlier this year, Greggs announced it would open 150 new shops. Greggs currently runs around 2,300 shops across the UK, but said it hopes to expand to more than 3,000. The company’s sales grew by GBP 150 million YOY in H1, 2023.

Roisin Currie, Greggs CEO, was quoted by London News Station: “Greggs strong performance continued in the first half of 2023 as we deliver on our strategic growth plan,” adding that shops were recently opened, working hours extended, as they saw a traffic increase via the Greggs App. Over the past few months, outlets were opened at Glasgow Airport, London Gatwick’s South Terminal, and Canary Wharf tube station. 

Its turnover was up by 21.5%, reaching GBP 844 million for the first half of the year.

In recent months, other new outlets have been launched at Glasgow Airport, London Gatwick’s South Terminal (pictured), and Canary Wharf tube station

The  new Greggs bakeries are: 

  • Manchester, Mosley Common Road
  • Stafford, Queens Shopping Park
  • Widnes, Moore Lane South (drive-thru)
  • Basildon, Miles Gray Road
  • Hereford, Holme Lacey Road
  • Maidstone, Week Street\Plaistow, Plaistow Road (outlet shop)
  • Poole Hamworthy Trade Center

Photo: Greggs social media