August 27, 2019 10.40 am This story is over 34 months old

Bakery hoping to open in former newsagents next month

Jobs are currently being advertised

Cooplands is getting bready to return to Lincoln High Street as soon as next month after taking over a former newsagents.

As previously reported, MSR newsagents closed down its store at 159-160 High Street suddenly after serving the city for 10 years in Summer 2018.

Work is currently underway to fit out the store.

A spokesperson for Cooplands told The Lincolnite that an exact opening date hasn’t been set, but it is hoping to open in September 2019 depending on recruitment.

Posters advertising jobs – Supervisor, Sales Assistants and Sandwich Preparation – are currently on display on the boarded up area outside the store.

Jobs are currently being advertised for the new store ready for its opening. Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

Lincolnshire Co-op is the shop’s landlord.

The bakery chain already has three shops in Lincoln at the Birchwood Shopping Centre, Carlton Centre and on Woodhall Drive.