Co-op set to open new Greenwich store at former Majestic Wine site

The co-op have applied to open a branch in a new-build block in Greenwich.

The site at 123 Greenwich South Street formerly housed a Majestic Wine store, which was demolished for flats.

Former Majestic store

This site covered plans for flats on site back in January 2018, though plans took some time to get moving.

Aerial view of site beside fire station

The initial proposal was refused, with a subsequent plan covered in May 2020 – very similar in appearance – gaining approval.

New build

The co-op have opened a number of new branches in Greenwich, including one planned at Greenwich Millennium Village and another at River Gardens.

Another relatively new branch is located nearby at Deptford Bridge.

One former branch in Greenwich town centre however is now set to become an Aldi, with opening due in coming months.

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9 thoughts on “Co-op set to open new Greenwich store at former Majestic Wine site

  • August 6, 2021 at 12:25 pm
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    Excellent news. We live nearby, and have missed the branch on Greenwich High Road branch greatly. The Ukrainian run Pound store that followed it was also great also. The Deptford bridge branch was ok initially but has descended into a state of crime-ridden socio-economic depravity: bad management I think.

    Much as I like Co-Op, it’s extremely unfortunate that they’re advertising with a Far-right news channel – this is off-putting, and makes a nonsense of their values.

    In any case it may go some way toward injecting a semblance of life into West Greenwich; which in recent years is becoming a lifeless dormitory enclave. Also it’s very well positioned next to the wonderful ‘Hane Services’ next door – hoping they get more custom as a result.

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  • August 6, 2021 at 5:42 pm
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    Far right news channel 😱 Who, where? Co-Op is too expensive for me and has moved a long way from the movement’s socialist roots.

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  • August 6, 2021 at 7:11 pm
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    “ Far right news channel 😱 Who, where?”

    = Rupert Murdoch owned GB “News” (intentional inverted commas) – the 21st century’s answer to Lord Haw Haw, the British union of Fascists etc.
    Yes, you sum it up very well.

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  • August 8, 2021 at 10:18 am
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    Thanks for the clarification. GB news is below my radar. I like to look up and not down in the gutter.

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  • August 8, 2021 at 11:59 am
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    Ah yes, I can just imagine you in you library surrounded by the finest literature; strains of Bach’s Goldberg Variations wafting by as the sunlight filters through.

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  • August 8, 2021 at 9:45 pm
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    A lot of people still like the convenience of their local CO-OP store and I am sure this new Co-OP store in West Greenwich will be no exception.

    As Ballard rightly says it may go some way toward injecting a semblance of life into West Greenwich; which in recent years is becoming a lifeless dormitory enclave. The forgotten area of Greenwich.

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  • August 8, 2021 at 10:40 pm
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    That section of Greenwich South Street has been devoid of life in the main since some time in the 2000’s – when there used to be Escaped cafe: a great vegetarian place run by dreadlocked anarchist types, and Coffeehouse Bookshop at number 139, which more recently was used for 139 Artspace – a small gallery run a Czech couple

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