James Hall & Co reaches ‘milestone’ with 150th Spar store

James Hall and Co has opened the doors to its 150th Spar store in Wentworth Street, Wakefield.  

The location, which used to be a “derelict” garage forecourt, has been renovated to accommodate the “spacious, well-lit” convenience store.  

The outlet joins the Lancashire-based business’s estate of retail, food and manufacturing enterprises. 

The convenience retailer will be open from 7am until 10pm each day, and includes a variety of food-to-go, bakery products and hot beverages.  

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It also features a Graham Eyes butcher’s counter, along with an ATM service and 16 car parking spaces.  

The group has reportedly created 24 new jobs in the district with the opening.  

“We’re thrilled with the finish of our new Wakefield Spar store in what is a milestone opening for the company,” James Hall and Co company stores director Fiona Drummond said.  

“[It] has completely changed the environment in the Wentworth area of the town. 

“It offers the community in Wakefield a brilliant range of services and products at competitive prices too. 

“We look forward to welcoming Wakefield residents into the store.” 

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