Published: June 4, 2008
Exclusive: Coffee chain Starbucks to open in Burnham-On-Sea

StarbucksStarbucks, the world's biggest coffee chain, is to open in Burnham-On-Sea later this summer.

The firm has this week signed a deal with Burnham swimming pool's new bosses, Sara Cox-Conklin and Mark Conklin, to sell its coffee in the building's new cafe when it opens later this year.

The pool closed for six weeks on Monday (June 2nd) to allow its new bosses to completely overhaul and revamp the property in time for a grand re-opening in July, when it will become the Burnham Swim & Sports Academy.

The academy's new coffee shop, to be located near the entrance to the building, will have its own unique name and will be 'proudly brewing Starbucks coffee'.

Sara confirmed to "When the doors re-open at the former Burnham pool in July, swimmers will now be able to enjoy a cup of gourmet coffee after their workout."

"We are excited to be able to offer the community of Burnham a premium range of premium beverages when visiting our facilities."

Starbucks is the world's leading retailer, roaster and brand of specialty coffee in the world, with more than 6,000 retail outlets in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.


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