STAFF at a Sainsbury’s supermarket in Winchester have been celebrating an impressive milestone.

For 100 years the retailer has been helping and serving Sainsbury’s customers in Winchester, all the while upholding the same commitment to offer delicious, great quality food at competitive prices.

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Leigh Phillis, store manager, said: “This is a really proud moment for us and I’d like to thank all the brilliant Sainsbury’s colleagues, past and present, who have worked to help and serve our customers in Winchester for so many years.

“It’s amazing to see how far we’ve come as a business whilst staying true to our original values as well as our passion for high quality, great value food. Here’s to another 100 years of Sainsbury’s in Winchester.”

Regular customer Delia Room-Saunders joined colleagues to mark the occasion.

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The original Winchester store opened in February 1922 in the historic building on the corner of Middle Brook Street and Hight Street, which still stands today.

In 1964 Sainsbury’s relocated to new premises next door as the retailer expanded its customer offer from a traditional high street store to a supermarket.

The same supermarket has served residents and visitors to Winchester city centre ever since.

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