Thursday, December 4, 2008
New LCBO Opens In West Hill
The Greenest LCBO in Ontario opened its doors in West Hill on Wednesday December 3rd to the popping sound of bottles of Ontario Sparkling Wine being opened. Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO)President and CEO Bob Peter joined City Councilor Ron Moeser at the official opening in the new Morningside Crossing location.
The 11,000 square foot store, incorporates many energy conservation features and recycled materials in its construction earning it a LEED certification.
The store has a shopping area of almost 7,800 square feet – almost triple that of the store at 4543 Kingston Road which it replaces -- construction of this new store provided the equivalent of 14 new jobs.
Offering almost 1,800 products, 200 more than the former store, it features a large VINTAGES section with some 570 fine wine and premium spirits, compared to 20 at the previous location. The new store also has a large chilled section for beer and ready-to-drink cocktails and coolers
The store reflects LCBO’s latest layout and design, combining contemporary décor with innovative and informative product displays.
The new store also provides:
an extensive selection of Ontario wines
large chilled sections for beer and ready-to-drink cocktails and coolers
a tasting counter
six checkouts, including a customer service counter offering product information and special order services
good accessibility, visibility and parking