The Food Warehouse has opened a new £750,000 store at Barnstaple’s Anchorwood Bank Retail Park.

The store team at the opening of The Food Warehouse at Anchorwood Bank Retail Park in Barnstaple. Picture: ContributedThe store team at the opening of The Food Warehouse at Anchorwood Bank Retail Park in Barnstaple. Picture: Contributed

The large new supermarket opened yesterday (Tuesday), creating 30 new jobs.

The company says it offers customers all the value of a wholesale store without the need for membership.

Launched just four years ago, The Food Warehouse now has over 60 stores across Britain and has ‘significant growth plans’ for the coming year.

Managing director Richard Walker, said: “We’re delighted to have opened our new store in Barnstaple.

The Food Warehouse at Anchorwood Bank Retail Park in Barnstaple. Picture: ContributedThe Food Warehouse at Anchorwood Bank Retail Park in Barnstaple. Picture: Contributed

“The Food Warehouse is an innovative store format, responding to the changing needs of shoppers by offering amazing bulk-buy deals and homeware offers alongside a fantastic range of frozen, fresh and chilled foods.”

Barnstaple store manager, Chris Ward added: “Our opening day has been great fun for the whole family and our team are so excited to welcome the people of Barnstaple to our brand new store.”

Next was set to open today (Wednesday) and will also include a Costa Coffee.

DFS will complete the trio, opening on August 18, creating six new jobs.

The opening of The Food Warehouse at Anchorwood Bank Retail Park in Barnstaple. Picture: ContributedThe opening of The Food Warehouse at Anchorwood Bank Retail Park in Barnstaple. Picture: Contributed

Store manager Chris Ward at The Food Warehouse at Anchorwood Bank Retail Park in Barnstaple. Picture: ContributedStore manager Chris Ward at The Food Warehouse at Anchorwood Bank Retail Park in Barnstaple. Picture: Contributed