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New bank in Crawley launching with two day party (and you can bring your dog)

Metro Bank is officially unveiling its new store in Crawley on Friday, 2nd and Saturday, 3rd November.

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Metro Bank, Southampton [Image: Twitter, @Metro_Bank]

To mark the occasion, the bank is inviting businesses, residents and four-legged friends to a two-day grand opening party.

Celebrations will kick off from Friday morning, with freebies and entertainment, including stilt walkers, a DJ, free manicures, face painting and a dog show.

Henry Smith, MP for Crawley, will officially open the store, along with the bank’s hosts Local Director, Doug Howell and Store Manager, Nicky Ascenso.

Everyone is invited meet the team at 25 Queens Square, RH10 1HA.

Henry Smith, Member of Parliament for Crawley said:

“We welcome Metro Bank to the community and its new presence will be a great addition to Crawley’s town centre. The bank has chosen a very prominent location which will be convenient for local businesses and residents.”

Craig Donaldson, CEO at Metro Bank commented:

“I’m delighted we are now part of the Crawley community and introducing real choice into how people bank. Our new seven-day-a-week store, which is supported by state-of-the-art technology, will act as a central hub; hosting regular networking events for businesses, as well as charity and fun-family events for local residents throughout the year. Most importantly, the store will be supported by friendly colleagues, who are committed to ensuring customers receive the very best banking experience.”

Metro Bank Crawley will provide instant account opening, along with on-the-spot card printing, meaning customers can walk in without an appointment and walk out with a fully-functioning account.

What’s more, the store will have over 3,000 safe deposit boxes for people to store their valuables and coin counting facilities that are free to be used by customers and non-customers alike.

All Metro Bank stores are open from 8am to 8pm Monday to Fridays, 8am to 6pm on Saturday and 11am to 5pm on Sundays and bank holidays, 362 days a year.

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Get ready, Krispy Kreme is coming to Crawley

Krispy Kreme is set to open a sweet new store at County Mall, Crawley – opening at 10am on the 25th June – you dough-not want to miss it!

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The store, shaped just like the iconic doughnut dozen box, will open its ‘lid’ to customers in Crawley just in time for them to get their hands on the much-loved sweet treats this summer.

To celebrate the grand opening, Krispy Kreme has planned an opening day jam-packed with fun for Crawley’s doughnut fans. To kick off the festivities, the first, second and third in line will be rewarded with extra special prizes, and to put the glazing on top, the first dozen in line will also receive exclusive Krispy Kreme goodies! 

Krispy Kreme’s very own buzz-wire will also be at the store on opening morning, giving customers the chance to win freshly baked, tasty treats… if they have a steady hand!

Bringing a ‘hole’ new look to the Krispy Kreme retail experience, the all-new box store will give Krispy Kreme fans joy-filled moments every time they visit. There will be sixteen varieties of sweet treats on offer at  the County Mall, Crawley store, from the iconic Original Glazed, to the melt-in-the-mouth Lotus Caramelised Biscoff. There’s a freshly-made treat to suit every taste bud!

Craig Evans, UK new store openings manager at Krispy Kreme, said:

”We can’t wait to meet Krispy Kreme fans at our new store at County Mall, Crawley – we know fans have been calling for a store in the area for some time, so we’re really looking forward to opening day.

“We’re all about sharing the magic at Krispy Kreme, so to celebrate the opening we’ll be dishing out hundreds of complimentary doughnuts across the local area in the lead up to the opening…shoppers and doughnut lovers, keep your eyes peeled – we will see you there!”

The new store at County Mall, Crawley is the fifth Krispy Kreme store to open its doors in 2019.

Like us on Facebook ‘Krispy Kreme UK’, follow us onTwitter@krispykremeUK & Instagram ‘KrispyKremeUK’, for more news on the upcoming opening.

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