A way of life store is opening within the constructing previously dwelling to Hobbs Home Bakery on North Avenue.
The Bedminster department of the upmarket bakery chain launched in 2017 after the closure of south Bristol establishment Denny’s.
Nevertheless it closed simply two years later, citing ‘monetary pressures being felt by many excessive road retailers’ as the rationale.
For the reason that bakery’s departure the location on the nook of North Avenue and Truro Street has remained empty – however that may change subsequent week when it reopens as the brand new dwelling of Mon Pote.
The house items retailer is not shifting removed from its present location just a few minutes’ stroll up North Avenue.
After opening in April 2016 the group behind Mon Pote, which sells a collection of homewares, presents and stationery, have determined it is time to increase.
On the lookout for the week’s high leisure tales in a single place? Signal as much as our what’s on publication right here.
“We’ll be working the brand new store as a pop-up initially earlier than performing some work within the new yr to finish the transfer and make it everlasting,” stated store proprietor Anna Clements.
“It is a a lot larger area which implies we’ll have the ability to increase the ranges we provide and usher in fully new ranges.
“It additionally has loads of cupboard space for further inventory in addition to an workplace area, which is able to make issues a lot simpler for the group.
“We at present preserve further inventory within the Large Yellow Storage on Winterstoke Street so for years I’ve needed to run between the 2, which has been fairly time consumuing.
“The transfer has been made attainable because of our loyal native buyer base who’ve continued to help us via lockdown after we’ve needed to transfer on-line.”
Anna and her group are at present within the means of shifting inventory throughout to the brand new retailer earlier than the relaunch.
They’ll open the brand new store at 217 North Avenue on December 2 with a variety of social distancing measures in place to guard employees and clients.
Extra details about Mon Pote may be discovered on its web site.