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Drakes Supermarkets officially opens at Lightsview’s $30M Shopping Centre

Drakes Supermarkets celebrated the grand opening of its newest store on 18 October 2023, located in the heart of the brand new $30 million Lightsview Village Shopping Centre at Lightsview, South Australia.

The store will bring a new supermarket experience to over 5000 residents in Adelaide’s north-east, with its extensive range of products, rejuvenated food hub and innovative concepts. These include The Little Kitchen, where customers can enjoy hot meals and salads made to order; Nonna’s Pasta for fresh in[1]store pasta; and the extremely popular F’Real thickshake machine. In addition, the store features a dedicated section for international foods, offering a variety of global products to meet the culinary needs of the community as well as a full-service delicatessen.

“We are not only excited to open our doors in this complex and introduce our unique offerings to the Lightsview community, but also incredibly proud to be generating employment opportunities in the area. Bringing on 100 new team members, we’re investing in the local community and ensuring the highest level of service for our customers,” says Drakes Supermarkets Director John-Paul Drake. “Our store manager Chris has been part of the Drakes team for over 18 years, and together with his team is excited to be a part of this growing area.”

Spanning over 3800sqm, Lightsview Village is a multi award-winning master planned development by local SA company, Lofty Building Group. The shopping centre is strategically positioned on a prime corner intersection of Fosters Road and Folland Avenue, in the heart of the inner north-eastern suburbs of Lightsview, Northgate and Hillcrest.

With over 20,000 products on the shelves, Drakes Lighstview remains dedicated to supporting local suppliers, delivering high-quality fresh produce and exceptional customer service. A Grand Opening celebration will be held at the store on Saturday, 28 October and will include giveaways, sausage sizzle, free face-painting for the kids, a coffee van and fairy floss.

Drakes Supermarkets is a family owned and operated grocery retailer of 66 stores across South Australia and Queensland. Drakes Supermarkets is Australia’s largest independent grocery group employing over 6000 people. Drakes Supermarkets remain committed to supporting local suppliers, farmers and the local community.

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