Bakery hoping to open in former newsagents next month

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.