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Waitrose coming to Uttoxeter...the wait is nearly over

Discussion in 'Surrounding Areas' started by Gate89, Nov 25, 2015.

  1. Gate89

    Gate89 Well-Known Forumite

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    At first i was without wait, now suddenly my wait is nearly over?

    My wait rose, then subsided, astonishingly quickly.

    Nothing can now drag me down - i'm waitless.
     
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    Drove past this the other day and did wonder what it was going to be. Kind of looked abandoned. Nobody working on it no signage, so I'm glad it is going to be used .
     
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    Now I'm all for supporting my local town but when it comes to supermarkets I show no loyalty and as I live halfway to Uttoxeter I feel very justified in shopping there!
     
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    Good for Uttoxeter.... Would much prefer one in Stafford than having a Morrison's....
     
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    Yep
     
  8. United57

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    Actually for some people it's easier to shop at Waitrose in Newport than travel in to town. I guess the same will be for those who live at the Weston end of town
     
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    I know people who live at Weston who prefer to come the cinema in Uttoxeter rather than the Apollo in Stafford, as it's clean and plenty of leg room etc. plus you can park, plus we don't have those traffic issues that Stafford does (I've lived in Stafford and worked there for over 20 years so I'm familiar)....so can well see the Waitrose will draw people in from the outlying areas. Will the new Stafford cinema draw them in I wonder?
     
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  10. John Marwood

    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    Not all Waitrose shops stock the same goods

    They grade their shops according to the spend of each catchment

    It maybe a case of less foie gras and more mardi gras
     
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    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    In the 90's I clearly remember not being able to buy silk knickers in the Wolverhampton branch of M&S but I could in the Telford one

    A girl deserves silk knickers

    Fufu's avec soie? Mais oui!
     
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    And the soon to be empty M&S building would be ideal, perhaps our town centre partnership could start dropping hints in the right ears.
     
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    Uttoxeter and Newport why would they come to Stafford?
     
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    Perhaps, because there's a supermarket already built, empty and could be bought at a knock down price?
     
  15. John Marwood

    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    Way too big for a Waitrose in Stafford

    The 77 people who would use it go away on holiday a lot
     
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    The Waitrose delivery van is quite a common sight in our village, although not to our house.

    I prefer to choose my own stuff and am quite happy with Aldi/Sainsburys/Asda or whichever supermarket I happen to be passing.
     
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    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    Mr Sizzle is quite a common sight in my 'village'

    I prefer to use Northern Lights Chippie - I just happen to be passing if I drive up the Stone Road at teatime
     
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    proactive Behind you with a big stick!

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    Surely you meant 'ghetto'?
     
  19. John Marwood

    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    Did you sing that in the style of Elvis?

    Because that's how I read it
     
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  20. Carole

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    Actually, when I say the Waitrose van is a common sight, I may have exaggerated somewhat.

    Our friends over the road order from there. So thats one house.

    No, although Elvis was in the parish last Friday so there's a coincidence.
     
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    I really think that one should never call a Waitrose van a common sight, however often one sees one.
     
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