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Tesco Express store all set to open in Harrow

The new convenience store on College Road opens its doors for the first time on July 28

The new Tesco Express store on College Road, Harrow, opens its doors on July 28

A new Tesco Express store opening in Harrow has seen over 1,700 applicants for the 20 staff positions available.

Store manager Johann Harrison made sure that job vacancies were filled by local people to bring a community feel to the store.

The new shop, situated on College Road, will be open seven-days a week from 6am until 11pm, opening its doors for the first time on Tuesday (July 28).

The Tesco store will have a free cash machine, self-service tills, Click & Collect, mobile phone top-up facility, National Lottery counter, Costa Coffee facilities, in addition to a bakery, beers, wines and spirits.

Store manager Johann, who has worked for Tesco for eight years, said: “I was thrilled by the response we received to our recruitment drive.

"There were so many great applicants which made the decision very tough when it came to selecting the successful 20."

The team at the Tesco Express store will celebrate the launch on Tuesday by presenting a local day care centre charity with a cheque for £500.

Johann added: “We are delighted to be able to support the The Welldon Activity Group, as they do such wonderful work for the local community.

“My new team and I are looking forward to offering shoppers a clean bright and spacious new store with fast and friendly service.”

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