Greggs opened its doors to the people of Colchester at Stane Retail Park yesterday.

The 1840sqft store opened in one of the Kiosk units, next to the already trading Cook.

A spokesman for Greggs said the chain was very happy to have opened its doors to customers at the budding retail location. He said: “We can’t wait to welcome both Greggs fans and new customers to our brand-new shop. We’ve got an amazing range of tasty bakes, hot drinks, sweet treats and savouries available for takeaway or click and collect.”

Gillian Long, Retail Operations Director for Greggs, said: “Our new shop in Colchester has brought 18 new jobs to the local area, as well as providing customers with a modern, convenient new place to experience their favourite Greggs food.”

Emma Proctor King, Head of Communications said “We know there has been a lot of excitement about the arrival of Greggs to Stane Retail Park and this was certainly felt yesterday with lots of people visiting the store on its first day. The store is one of Greggs’ new look units and is fully set up for digital delivery”

Stane Retail Park was completed earlier this year and is almost fully let. Full details of the scheme can be found www.stanepark.com