OBSERVER POLL: Do you want Costa and other chains at St Richard’s Hospital?

St Richard's Hospital in Chichester is close to capacity along with Worthing Hospital
St Richard's Hospital in Chichester is close to capacity along with Worthing Hospital

Costa coffee will be one of the brands moving in to St Richard’s Hospital in Chichester in the near future, along with DeliMarche, a Spice of Life restaurant and retailer Amigo.

The transformation of eating and shopping at St Richard’s, announced last month, will see the closure of the Royal Voluntary Service café in the outpatients department and see the Friends of Chichester Hospitals shop and trolley service relocate from the main entrance to elsehwere in the hospital.

With that in mind we are asking readers if they are in favour of the new deal, which will see a £1.1m overhaul of catering and retail at St Richard’s, Worthing and Southlands hospitals.

To vote simply answer yes or no. Clicking on either answer will register your vote, and please note that this is an unnofficial poll in no way connected with the hospital trust or the Friends.

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