Greggs Poised to Return to the High Street

Bakery chain converting former Barclays Bank premises

The former Barclays Bank on Brentford High Street on left. Picture: Google Streetview

The popular bakery chain Greggs is set to make a return to Brentford High Street after a three-year absence.

Workmen at the site of the former Barclays Bank premises at number 203 are converting it into a new shop and Greggs has confirmed that an opening is planned althought they could only specify 'later this year'.

Greggs had previously got planning permission in 2020 to move into the next-door unit which was formerly Martins newsagent before it shut in 2019 after its lease expired but that plan was abandoned.

Greggs used to have a shop on the southside of the High Street but that was demolished along with other units as part of the Ballymore development in 2019.

Barclays Bank closed its branch in Brentford last June despite a campaign to keep it open which had the support of Ruth Cadbury MP and Brentford Voice.


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July 22, 2022