Greggs abruptly closes bakery and shoppers will be disappointed – but it’s not all bad news | The Sun

GREGGS has abruptly closed a bakery branch and shoppers will be disappointed.

The high street bakery giant is closing its store at The Rock Shopping Centre in Bury.

While it's frustrating for shoppers, it isn't all bad news as it's only shutting down temporarily.

The store is being refurbished, work began last Friday (September 250 and is expected to finish on Saturday, October 7.

If you live in Bury and are a fan of Greggs, then there are two nearby – one in the Mill Gate Shopping Centre and another on Princess Parade.

But it won't be long before you can head back to the store at The Rock Shopping Centre.

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It comes just a month after Greggs revealed it will be opening eight branches including an outlet store and a drive thru over August and September.

Some locations will already be open so make sure to check if there's one near you.

The new Greggs are:

  • Manchester, Mosley Common Road
  • Stafford, Queens Shopping Park
  • Widnes, Moore Lane South (drive thru)
  • Basildon, Miles Gray Road
  • Hereford, Holme Lacey Road
  • Maidstone, Week Street
  • Plaistow, Plaistow Road (outlet shop)
  • Poole Hamworthy Trade Centre

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In August Greggs revealed it had shut 44 shops in the first half of the year, but had opened 94 branches over the same time frame including three outlet stores.

While the high street has generally struggled since the pandemic with huge numbers of store closures, Greggs has continued to expand rapidly in the first half of this year.

Meanwhile, the popular bakery giant revealed it will be giving away free pizza to new customers who download its app between now and October 16.

Foodies can choose from margherita, pepperoni, spicy Mexican chicken, pepperoni hot shot or spicy veg, which normally cost up to £2.65.

This is just based on one branch's prices though – you may pay more or less for a slice depending on where you live.

Plus, a Greggs superfan revealed three top tips for saving money at the bakery chain, including getting a freebie on your birthday.

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