B&M is coming to Monks Cross!

Exciting News! B&M is coming to Monks Cross Shopping Park. The launch of the new store will create 50 jobs for local people.

The discount retailer has taken possession of a previous Poundworld, Hobbycraft, Morrisons and a vacant unit which provides a combined space of 23,934sqft. It will undergo a comprehensive internal and external refurbishment programme before officially opening its doors at 8am on Wednesday the 18th October 2023.

Customers can expect to find a wide variety of branded groceries for the best possible price including a range of food, drink, and pet food. There will also be a fantastic selection of quality health and beauty products, homeware, electricals, DIY essentials, toys, games, gifts and plenty more to explore.

The store will also boast its own 6,889sqft. garden centre, selling hundreds of plant varieties and gardening essentials.

A spokesperson from B&M said: “We’re feeling extremely positive about the creation of more jobs for local people, and we hope customers are going to be delighted with their new store.”

“We are all really excited to get the doors open and welcome our new customers through the door.”

The colleagues were asked to nominate a local charity they think truly deserves some VIP treatment for the work they do for the local community. They chose the team from York Against Cancer to take centre stage and officially unveil the new B&M store.

York Against Cancer are a small. Independent, local charity who over the last three decades have raised more than £20 million to make a difference to the lives of local people affected by cancer. They provide practical help and support for patients and their families living with cancer in York, North and East Yorkshire. This includes providing a minibus to St James Hospital, respite breaks, The Levenson support Centre which provides complimentary therapy sessions, a mobile chemotherapy unit, exercise classes and support groups. They also fund vital research and education to prevent and cure cancer in the future.

The store manager from B&M said: “We’re feeling extremely positive about the creation of more jobs for local people, and we hope customers are going to be delighted with their new store.”

The store manager also commented: “York Against Cancer really stood out for us, so we wanted to give them some VIP treatment as a thank you for all the hard work that they have done. We hope that our donation can help them to continue the great work they do.” 

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