Vaughan Moore and Mason Moore | 25 January 2021
SELF-ISOLATING shoppers and residents in Hinckley who are trying to stay home in lockdown are now able to order their groceries from Asda through their partnership with the Uber Eats delivery service.
Back in July 2020, Asda bosses made the announcement that the service would be first trialled in some of their selected supermarkets.
Since then, the service has been rolled out to more and more of their locations this year through lockdown (2021).
Uber Eats are best-known to its users for operating as a food delivery app from takeaways and restaurants, however Asda have now claimed their mark as the first supermarket chain to deliver groceries in Hinckley on the platform.
An online presences for the supermarket’s Hinckley branch on Barwell Lane was spotted a number of days ago, although it may have been there earlier, offering household goods and essential items, such as: milk, eggs, bread, toilet rolls, sweet treats, and even dinner-time meals.
The hours for delivery from the Barwell Lane-based store are 12:00pm to 8:30pm on Mondays to Saturdays, and 12:00pm to 3:30pm on Sundays.
Users have the option of three different delivery slots – ‘Priority’, for just an extra £1.49, seeing shopping delivered in around 25 to 30 minutes, ‘Standard’ delivery, on the same day but not as quick as the Priority offer, and ‘Scheduled’ times, meaning shoppers can schedule their shopping on a date that they would like.
This cuts out the Asda website ‘home delivery’ timeslot availability worries and ensures users that their food will be delivered on the very same day, by an independent Uber driver.
Nuneaton shoppers now have the option to use the service, with the very same options, for the Newtown Road-based store, open from 12:00pm to 8:30pm on Mondays to Saturdays, and 12:00pm to 3:30pm on Sundays.