The People's Supermarket

 
 
ADDRESS
72-78 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 3LP 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Mon-Sat 8am-9pm, Sun 10am-6pm
 

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The People's SupermarketRumour has it that The People's Supermarket fought off Tesco this a site on Lamb's Conduit Street, one of London's most independently spirited neighbourhoods. The sight of a Tesco Metro would have been incredibly incongruous on a semi-pedestrianised street devoid of all major corporations (with the sole exception of the Starbucks on the intersection with Great Ormond Street). The brain-child of celebrity chef Arthur Potts-Dawson and ex-Marks & Spencer executive Kate Wickes-Bull, The People's Supermarket boasts a remarkably simple concept: anyone can shop in the store, but full membership (exchanged for a one-off £25 payment and four hours per month working in the store) will grant you a 10% discount and a say in how the shop is run. On the shelves you'll find fresh, locally sourced supermarket fare which is both cheap and airfreight free. All profits go back to into the business, community spirit is bolstered and new jobs are created for locals. Everyone's a winner. Except Tesco's?

For more information go to www.thepeoplessupermarket.org.

 

Opening and closing times for The People's Supermarket

Today (Saturday) The People's Supermarket closes at 22.00

Monday:

8.00
-
22.00
 
 

Tuesday:

8.00
-
22.00
 
 

Wednesday:

8.00
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22.00
 
 

Thursday:

8.00
-
22.00
 
 

Friday:

8.00
-
22.00
 
 

Saturday:

8.00
-
22.00
 
 

Sunday:

10.00
-
21.00
 
 

LondonTown.com - The People's Supermarket Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Russell Square Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Holborn Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Russell Court NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Alternate names and popular misspellings for The People's Supermarket

The People's Supermarket, The Peoples Supermarket
 
 

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