A NEW Co-op has opened in the Bradford district today.

The purpose-built 2,800 sq ft store - on Bingley Road in Saltaire - is now available for customers to use.

The convenience retailer - which is set to support 16 local jobs and be open from 7am to 10pm daily - opened its doors this morning.

Saltaire’s new Co-op includes customer car parking, a free ATM to provide access to cash in the community, an in-store bakery, hot food and, a Costa coffee dispenser.

This sits alongside an extended and improved range of fresh, healthy products; meal ideas; everyday essentials; food-to-go; Fairtrade products, flowers, chilled beers and award-winning wines; ready meals, pizzas and, free-from; vegan and plant-based products – including Co-op’s exclusive vegan range, GRO.

Parcel collections are available from Amazon and DPD, along with the online delivery of groceries through Deliveroo; Just Eat and Uber Eats for added ease, speed and convenience locally.

The store is moving from its current premises, further up Bingley Road, into the new building.

Plans for the new store were approved by Bradford Council on the site of a car wash, which shut last year.

Demolition work to knock down Qasim’s Hand Car Wash building was completed in spring 2022.