Starbucks creates 15 jobs as new store opens in Northampton

A new Starbucks® store will open in the Kingsthorpe Centre, Northampton, on Thursday 25 November, creating 15 new jobs.

To celebrate the opening, the Mayor of Northampton, Councillor Rufia Ashraf and Esther Goodger from charity partner, Northamptonshire Association for the Blind, will host a ribbon cutting at 10:30am on Thursday 25 November.

Complimentary Starbucks® gift bags, including a Starbucks® reusable cup, will be offered to the first 150 customers to visit the store. A ‘golden ticket’ will be hidden in ten random bags, offering customers the additional chance to win Starbucks® merchandise or beverages.

Customers are invited to enjoy their favourite Starbucks® beverage or try Starbucks® new Holiday menu, including the Caramel Waffle Latte or the Fudge Brownie Hot Chocolate, as well as new food items such as the Very Merry Beyond Meat® Sandwich and Blitzen’s Blue Cheese and Chutney Toastie.

Elanor Stevens, new store opening manage,r said: “We are excited to open our new store in Northampton and look forward to welcoming the local community. The team will continue to closely follow the latest guidance from both the government and health authorities to keep everyone safe.”

The store has a contemporary design, offering customers the opportunity to enjoy a handcrafted cup of coffee and relax with the comfortable seating and free wi-fi. Delivery via Just Eat and Uber Eats will be fully available to all customers. Customers can also order via the Starbucks® UK App, available for iPhone® and Android™, to order ahead, skip the queue and collect to takeaway.

Starbucks® is committed to 100% ethically sourced coffee in partnership with Conservation International. The cornerstone of our ethical sourcing approach to buying coffee is Coffee and Farmer Equity (C.A.F.E.) Practices.  

Starbucks® offers a 25p discount to all customers who bring a reusable cup when purchasing a drink.

The new store is conveniently located at Unit F, Kingsthorpe Centre, 63 Harborough Road, Northampton, NN2 7BD and open from 7:00am until 8:00pm, Monday to Saturday, and 8:00am to 6:00pm, Sunday.