Sidcup M&S set to open as part of new development

Signs are now up at a development beside Sidcup station advertising a new Marks & Spencer food store.

In recent years a Co-op supermarket on site closed as the former building was demolished and replaced with a new mixed-use development including flats and a new commercial unit at street level taken on by the High Street giant.

The block has looked complete for some time now and I’m told advertising for the M&S Food Hall has finally appeared.

Funny thing is I used to visit this area quite a bit a few years back and was a regular at the Co-op, which I never really liked as there was no self-serve tills and the queues would be a tad lengthy so often I’d walk out after picking up a few bits. I hate queuing. Give me self serve anyway on a light shop.

Odd thing is I have no idea why I used to visit so often shortly before it closed. I didn’t live in Sidcup. I didn’t work in Sidcup. It’s like a fever dream wondering now why I used to go so often..

At a push it was perhaps because with a new born baby at the time I was taking her around to try to sleep and pass the time so would head to various local areas just for the sake of it. All quite odd I suppose in retrospect but I vividly remember that Co-op like the back of my hand.

Anyway, the new M&S should open pretty soon as the block is almost complete, and once fit out is complete job done.

When open Sidcup will have both an M&S and Waitrose. Not proper one’s mind. Still, one can sense the salivation of estate agents from here.

 

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I've lived in south east London most of my life growing up in Greenwich borough and working in the area for many years. The site has contributors on occasion and we cover many different topics. Living and working in the area offers an insight into what is happening locally.

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