Robot Food & Grocery Delivery in Cambourne

Hello lovely people of Cambourne! Starship’s robots are very excited to be providing grocery delivery to residents in Cambourne.

Once you place your order, a member of staff from the Co-op Food store at Upper Cambourne will pick your items and place them in a Starship robot. The robot will then set off to your delivery location.

So whether you want to avoid the rain and get a last minute food delivery, you need some ingredients for dinner, or the kids just want a mid-week treat – it couldn’t be easier to place a robot delivery order!

You can download the Starship Food Delivery app from the iOS/Android app store and get a grocery delivery in Cambourne today!

And don’t forget to join Starship’s Cambridgeshire Facebook group too, for the latest news, updates and exciting competitions!

Fleet of Starship robots positioned outside the Co-op Food store in Upper Cambourne.

Starship Food Delivery FAQs – Cambourne

What’s cool about Starship Deliveries?

Starship robots are an affordable, convenient and environmentally friendly way of getting your shopping delivered. Robot deliveries provide an alternative to residents making short car journeys to/from local stores, and so reduce congestion on local roads in Cambourne. Being battery-powered, they’re also more environmentally friendly than jumping in your car.

In fact, the average Starship delivery uses the same amount of energy it takes to boil just enough water for a single cup of tea.

How do the robots travel safely and avoid obstacles?

Starship robots use a combination of computer vision and GPS to calculate their exact location. They use their technology suite, including cameras, sensors and radar, to detect and avoid obstacles they may come across on their journeys, such as pedestrians and animals.

Do the robots travel on roads or pavements?

The robots travel mainly on pavements, like pedestrians. They cross roads, too – globally, our fleet of robots combined cross more than 140,000 roads per day – that’s approximately 3 road crossings every second!

What happens if a robot breaks down?

In the rare event that a robot breaks down, it will come to a safe stop. Starship robots only travel ~4mph and is very light, it can come to a safe stop quickly, without causing surprise or harm to pedestrians nearby. A member of the Starship team will then come to collect the robot as quickly as possible.

How do you stop theft of either Starship robots or their contents?

Not only are the robots are equipped with an alarm and are tracked to the nearest inch, the lid is also locked – and only able to be opened by the customer via our mobile app. Throughout their journeys, our robots are monitored at all times, so if an incident should occur, we can respond quickly.

Why won’t the robot stop outside my house?

Robots are constantly learning so, as they’ve become familiar with the Cambourne area, they’re becoming more efficient at navigating the way to different locations. If your house is within our service area and robots don’t stop at the expected place, when setting the location, please try zooming in to the map and dropping a pin, instead of manually entering your address.

Will Starship attend local events?

Absolutely! We love attending events and often visit schools to show children how the robots work and inspire them to learn computer programming and coding.

Please contact if you have a community event in Cambourne that you’d like us to attend!

Can I adopt a robot?!

Unfortunately the robots aren’t available for adoption, but we do run Starship merchandise giveaways. Keep an eye out for the next one by joining the Starship Cambridgeshire Facebook group!


Apple App Store logo. Caption: Download on the App Store

Google Play Store Logo. Caption: Get it on Google Play.


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