Costa Coffee & Greggs Roadside Retail, Stoke-on-Trent

A modern purpose-built drive thru & drive to development for leading coffee operator Costa Coffee and UK bakery giant Greggs

Quick Facts

Planning submitted / Long-term lease agreed

Q3 2020

Planning application submitted and a long-term lease signed with Costa Coffee

In September 2020, Godwin Developments submitted a planning application for the development of a brand new purpose-built drive thru and drive to unit for leading coffee operator Costa Coffee. In the same month the business signed a long-term lease agreement with the coffee chain, which will occupy a 1,800 sq. ft. unit in this modern development, situated in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. The site which measures 0.66 acres, is located off the busy A50 Baths Road, and is next door to Phoenix Retail Park, Tesco Extra and a McDonald's fast food restaurant. It attracts local residents and passing traffic of up to 60,000 vehicles daily.

Planning Secured

Q1 2021

Planning secured for new Costa Coffee shop and additional unit in Stoke-on-Trent

In January 2021 Godwin Developments successfully secured planning permission for the construction of two retail units on the site at Baths Road in Stoke-on-Trent. The larger unit has been designed precisely to meet the requirements of the nation's leading coffee operator Costa Coffee while the second unit - measuring 1,100 sq. ft. - will be made available to other occupiers seeking drive thru and food-to-go opportunities.

Practical completion achieved in Stoke-on-Trent

Q4 2021

Practical completion makes way for Costa Coffee and Greggs

The opening of Stoke-on-Trent's brand new Costa Coffee drive-thru and Greggs store moved a step closer in December with the announcement of practical completion on site. Once fully fitted out, the stores will begin to serve the local community and commuters alike. Making the site the perfect place to recharge, plans are also underway for The EV Network soon to install six fast-charge hubs on-site.

Costa Coffee and Greggs stores welcome first customers

Q1 2022

Costa Coffee and Greggs stores welcome first customers

Nearly a year to the date from securing planning permission for the site, Godwin Developments is pleased to announce that both tenants of its new roadside retail development in Stoke on Trent have had their stores fully fitted out and are now open for business. Costa Coffee unveiled their store in December with Greggs opening doors for its first customers in mid January 2022.

Investment Sale Completed

Q2 2022

Investment sale completed to private investor

Godwin Developments secured the investment sale of a new, purpose-built drive thru and drive to roadside retail development for leading coffee operator Costa Coffee and UK bakery giant Greggs to a private investor in a multimillion pound deal. The sale supports Godwin's strategy of buying very well-located sites across the country and close to key infrastructure and consumer retail demand.