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Monday, 16 February 2015: Residents of Marsden will see the opening of one of Australia’s most modern supermarkets when Woolworths opens the doors of its new store on the corner of Browns Plains Road and Fifth Avenue.

The new $4.5 million development will be officially opened at 5pm on Tuesday, 17 February and will provide customers with fresh Australian produce, inspiring meal ideas, a wide choice of healthy options and a huge range of grocery items at great prices.

Woolworths Marsden Fifth Avenue Store Manager, Kylie, said 95 people would be employed at the store with new jobs for local people.

“We are proud that the opening of the new Woolworths sees us welcoming so many new people to the company from the Marsden area

“Our aim is to connect customers directly with our local fresh producers as much as possible. With 100 per cent of fresh meat and 96 per cent of fresh fruit and veg sourced from Australia our store will highlight the wonderful seasonality of produce along with tips for the best uses for products, ” Kylie said. 

The new store is 3,200 square metres and will include a pizza bar creating freshly made pizza to order, seafood and meat counter and delicatessen.

The store will also include a focus on wellness with Woolworths’ Macro Wholefoods Market range that includes free range, free from and organic choices.

Twenty-one checkouts will be available for customers including express and self serve checkouts.

Woolworths Marsden Fifth Avenue is celebrating the new store opening with donations to the local community including a cheque presentation to Marsden State School and Burrowes State School. Customers are welcome to join in all the opening festivities.

The store will be open from 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, and 8am to 5pm on Saturday and 9am to 6pm on Sunday.

MEDIA CALL

What:                        Opening of Woolworths Marsden Fifth Avenue

When:                       Tuesday, 17 February, 5pm commencement of proceedings

Where:                    Marsden on Fifth, Corner of Browns Plains Road and Fifth Avenue, Marsden

Interviews and photo opportunities are available.

For further information please contact One Green Bean on (02) 8020 1839.

 

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