Spar wholesaler in Northern Ireland the Henderson Group has won the contract to supply 13 former Esso service station stores.

The stores, which will be rebranded with the Spar fascia, were recently acquired by oil company Maxol Group. The move will take the number of forecourt sites serviced by Hendersons in the Province to 145, with 416 trading under the Spar banner across the UK. Henderson Wholesale sales director Paddy Doody said: “We will redevelop the sites and provide communities across Northern Ireland with first class, modern, bright forecourt c-stores.”