Independent forecourt operator Jos Richardson & Son has reopened its Spar service station in Middleton, Yorkshire, following a three-month redevelopment project.


Middleton Service Station had been closed for re-development since the end of April and is once again open for business.

The store, which is one of seven sites in the Jos Richardson & Son portfolio, has been fitted with an enhanced range of groceries, confectionery and fresh produce, as well as a large off licence, hot food-to-go kitchen and Costa coffee machine.

The forecourt’s fuel offering will now come from Shell, meaning that customers can benefit from the Shell Go loyalty programme and the Fill Up and Go Shell App which allows customers to pay from their car.

Managing director Joseph Richardson said: “We bought Middleton in 2018 because we saw that it had potential for re-development, we are thrilled that the works have been completed on schedule and to our high standards. We believe that the new and improved Middleton Service Station will offer customers a best in class forecourt experience.

“The site has a good local reputation and we want to continue offering the people of Middleton and surrounding areas the highest standards of customer service and value. I want to thank my colleagues and partners for all their hard work in pulling off this scheme and we look forward to opening our doors and welcoming our customers back.”

The site has also undergone an extensive clean-up operation to ensure that the store complies with environmental regulations.