A new branch of Sainsbury’s will open in Gourock on Friday.
The convenience store will be open from 7am, with a ribbon-cutting at 9am by a representative of the Gourock Coal Fund.
Usual opening hours will be hours will be 7am to 10:30pm and the shop will employ 19 full-time and part-time staff
Jamie McGilp, the store’s manager, is from Gourock having joined Sainsbury’s five years ago, and progressed through the company’s You Can scheme, from working part-time on checkouts.
The store, which will also have a cash machine and in-store bakery, will sponsor a local charity for a whole year with the Gourock Coal Fund being chosen.
The Kempock Street site, near to the Continental Café, means the new store will be in easy reach for people using the pedestrian ferries from Kilcreggan and Dunoon.