Posted: Mon 21st Nov 2011

Wrexham Morrisons Store Opens for people living in or visiting the Wrexham area
This article is old - Published: Monday, Nov 21st, 2011

Today saw the opening of the first Morrisons supermarket store in Wrexham. We popped down to scout out the shop, and must say we were very impressed.

We popped a tweet early on this morning on our @wrexham account , and here is a selection of feedback so far:

@wxmmoz saw ASDA’s ad-van driving around, and parked up, labelling it the start of the ‘supermarket wars.

@Bugsy_Wxm had more of a location based preference, “I will be using Morrison’s as it’s closer and I prefer Morrison’s to Sainsbury’s. Tesco and Asda are the other end of town.” much like @chapperswxm who said he would be going “because I work next door!”.

@AnneBayley said she welcomes a new store as “The more competition the better the prices“.


The new Morrisons store was predicted to increase traffic on Ruthin Road, and this morning it is fair to say there was congestion. We hope that this does die down after everyone has overcome the novelty factor!

One bit of ‘modern technology’ we liked was the space age style herb holder, no more plants-on-a-shelf here but a mist covered section to keep them fresh!

One possible benefit will be the new bike lane into town, and also the carpark which backs onto the hospital. No doubt this will provide a handy option for those who are staying or visiting the hospital.

Morrisons were aware of the expected congestion today, so provided carpark ‘space spotters’ to aid people trying to find a spot to park.

Overall the store is quite impressive!

We would like to hear from you in the comments below to know if you are planning on ‘switching’ and/or your first impressions?

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