Greggs will be opening a brand new shop in Barnstaple next week.

The new Greggs store in Pottington, Barnstaple. Picture: Sarah HowellsThe new Greggs store in Pottington, Barnstaple. Picture: Sarah Howells

The retailer will be opening up its second shop in the town in Pilland Way, Pottington, on Monday.

The opening has created 12 new jobs and will allow customers to eat in or take out a range of hot and cold food.

Keiran Kidd, shop manager at Greggs Barnstaple Pilland Way, said: “We can’t wait to open our doors and hear what the local community thinks.

“We hope customers enjoy the wide range of tasty items we have on offer.”

Roisin Currie, retail and people director for Greggs, added: “We’re delighted to be able to invest in Barnstaple, bringing new jobs to the area and providing both new and existing customers with a modern and convenient new shop.”

The official opening of the new shop will be at 10am on Monday.

Shop opening times are 6am – 5pm Monday – Friday, 6am – 4pm on Saturday and 9am – 4pm on Sunday.