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messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by Melihoople October 10, 08:21PM

Wouldn't the old Audi garage site in Dulwich village be good for a waitrose.

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by imasnookercue October 11, 12:17PM

Melihoople Wrote:
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> Wouldn't the old Audi garage site in Dulwich
> village be good for a waitrose.


I think they may prefer a Harrods food hall. Waitrose is too middle class for the upper class dwellers of Dulwich Village.

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by Seabag October 12, 09:30PM

Iím hoping Harvey Nichols opens in Dulwich, once the Dulwich Picture Galley agree to move out and let the set up shop there.

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by DulwichFox October 13, 04:39PM

Harvey Nichols

https://m.hng.io/catalog/product/7/6/762842_burgundy_2.jpg?io=PDP

SIES MARJAN

Felice burgundy faux fur jacket

£1,235.00

Why not..

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by Seabag October 13, 04:56PM

Great to wear shopping in Waitrose Fox 👏

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by fishbiscuits October 14, 12:40PM

Melihoople Wrote:
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> Wouldn't the old Audi garage site in Dulwich village be good for a waitrose.

Lose one popular middle class status symbol. Gain another. Quid pro quo.

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by Loutwo October 14, 03:30PM

It would appear the train station William Hill site is the preferred choice for Waitrose. But we shall see.

Louisa.

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by imasnookercue October 14, 04:37PM

Loutwo Wrote:
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> It would appear the train station William Hill
> site is the preferred choice for Waitrose. But we
> shall see.
>
> Louisa.

Had a feeling this would be the case. The one on Lordship Lane looks too small for even a 'small' Waitrose.

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by Abe_froeman October 15, 11:20AM

Appreciate the foot print is bigger at the grove vale william hill but there can;t be anywhere outside it for delivery lorries to park up with the bus stop and the zig zag lines for the pedestrian crossing unless there's some access in vale end?

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by rahrahrah October 15, 11:27AM

Misleading subject title.

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by Seabag October 15, 01:56PM

We want one on Lordship Lane donít we?

Can we start a petition

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by maxxi October 16, 11:54PM

Seabag Wrote:
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> Great to wear shopping in Waitrose Fox 👏


Waitrose Fox ..... That's how I'm always going to think of him now.

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by Seabag October 18, 11:08PM

maxxi Wrote:
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> > Great to wear shopping in Waitrose Fox
> 👏
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> Waitrose Fox ..... That's how I'm always going to
> think of him now.

Back in the house maxxi, or just visitiní?

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by maxxi October 19, 01:54AM

Seabag Wrote:
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> maxxi Wrote:
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> > Seabag Wrote:
> >
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> > -----
> > > Great to wear shopping in Waitrose Fox
> > 👏
> >
> >
> > Waitrose Fox ..... That's how I'm always going
> to
> > think of him now.
>
> Back in the house maxxi, or just visitiní?

Visiting status awaiting confirmation on EDEXIT negotiations... looking promising

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by seenbeen October 22, 12:20PM

Seabag Wrote:
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> Iím hoping Harvey Nichols opens in Dulwich, once
> the Dulwich Picture Galley agree to move out and
> let the set up shop there.

In the 1980s when my kids were small I used to knit for a designer who supplied Harvey Nicks. They had a 150% mark up on the goods she sold them. One day I decided to calculate my rate of hourly pay....2p an hour, yes, 2p per hour.. and I was by no means a slow knitter.In order to make any money the designer- a young Scots girl who lived in a 2 bedroomed flat in Brixton, had to purchase the wool in such bulk that it filled an entire room.

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by seemster October 29, 10:30AM

Sue Wrote:
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> News to me that the ED Co-op is trialling John
> Lewis click and collect!
>
> I shall investigate!

The Camberwell coop is also doing this now. Exciting times, being 10 mins walk away from a JLP collection point rather than a 20 min bus ride away!

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by natty01295 October 29, 01:22PM

Its Going be a Small store

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by Sue October 29, 01:55PM

seemster Wrote:
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> Sue Wrote:
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> > News to me that the ED Co-op is trialling John
> > Lewis click and collect!
> >
> > I shall investigate!
>
> The Camberwell coop is also doing this now.
> Exciting times, being 10 mins walk away from a JLP
> collection point rather than a 20 min bus ride
> away!


Except I stupidly assumed it would be free. But it isn't sad smiley

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by Angelina October 29, 03:58PM

Lidl in Camberwell, Waitrose on my doorstep, happy days!

although it will be a tiny waitrose, "little things......" :-)

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by DovertheRoad October 29, 05:14PM

Loutwo Wrote:
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> It would appear the train station William Hill
> site is the preferred choice for Waitrose. But we
> shall see.
>
> Louisa.

Still up to this Louisa? Bit early for Trick or Treat. And surely you must be getting bored? 0.5 / 10

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by Rebs_ED October 31, 09:09AM

Sue Wrote:
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> seemster Wrote:
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> > Sue Wrote:
> >
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> > > News to me that the ED Co-op is trialling
> John
> > > Lewis click and collect!
> > >
> > > I shall investigate!
> >
> > The Camberwell coop is also doing this now.
> > Exciting times, being 10 mins walk away from a
> JLP
> > collection point rather than a 20 min bus ride
> > away!
>
>
> Except I stupidly assumed it would be free. But it
> isn't sad smiley

Free for orders over £30

[www.johnlewis.com]

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by DulwichFox October 31, 09:49AM

What is the point of Click and collect.. ???

John Lewis and any other company will deliver to your door.

Surely only very small items can be sent C & C ???

DulwichFox

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by Sue October 31, 03:36PM

Rebs_ED Wrote:
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> > seemster Wrote:
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> > > Sue Wrote:
> > >
> >
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> >
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> > > > News to me that the ED Co-op is trialling
> > John
> > > > Lewis click and collect!
> > > >
> > > > I shall investigate!
> > >
> > > The Camberwell coop is also doing this now.
> > > Exciting times, being 10 mins walk away from
> a
> > JLP
> > > collection point rather than a 20 min bus
> ride
> > > away!
> >
> >
> > Except I stupidly assumed it would be free. But
> it
> > isn't sad smiley
>
> Free for orders over £30
>
> [www.johnlewis.com]
> ry-information/click-and-collect


Thanks!!!

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by Sue October 31, 03:36PM

DulwichFox Wrote:
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> What is the point of Click and collect.. ???
>
> John Lewis and any other company will deliver to
> your door.
>


Because you can collect them at your convenience instead of having to wait in for them.

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by Loutwo October 31, 04:06PM

Sounds ridiculous to me. Why would anyone want to go and collect something when they can have it delivered at their convenience? Bizarre.

Louisa.

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by DulwichFox October 31, 04:23PM

Loutwo Wrote:
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> Sounds ridiculous to me. Why would anyone want to
> go and collect something when they can have it
> delivered at their convenience? Bizarre.
>
> Louisa.
Thats right,,

I take in parcels for my neighbours almost every week.. and they pick it up from me when they get home.

Some are quite big. Probably too big to leave at the Co-op. Where are they Left ???

Things I order on line (Very Rarely) I can Track on line as to when it will arrive.
The Joys of being retired..

Foxy

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by Sue October 31, 08:34PM

Loutwo Wrote:
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> Sounds ridiculous to me. Why would anyone want to
> go and collect something when they can have it
> delivered at their convenience? Bizarre.
>
> Louisa.


Because many people work?

Because they don't want to pay an arm and a leg to have it delivered at the weekend or some other time when they are not working?

Because they don't want to take a day off to wait in for a parcel?

ETA: DulwichFox, not all companies use delivery services which enable you to track your parcels.

In some cases you only know a parcel will be delivered some time between 8 and 6, or even later.

That is massively inconvenient even if you aren't working.

And even if you can track a parcel, you often don't get details of the delivery time until the morning of the delivery, which again is pretty useless if you work.



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messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by Rebs_ED November 01, 01:06PM

It's often quicker to do click & collect too - can be available the next day vs a few days for home delivery.

Some places have a higher price threshold for free home delivery compared to free click & collect.

There is really no need to write off as 'bizarre' the fact that different people find different things convenient! smiling smiley

messageRe: Waitrose opening on LL
Posted by fishbiscuits November 01, 01:51PM

natty01295 Wrote:
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> Its Going be a Small store

Angelina Wrote:
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> although it will be a tiny waitrose, "little things......" :-)

No... it's not going a small Waitrose. It's not going to be a Waitrose at all. Because the whole thing has been completely made up. Move along.

messageRe: Waitrose is not opening on LL
Posted by rahrahrah November 01, 02:21PM

I've fixed the subject heading for you.

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