Blakemore Retail has relocated its Spar Thurcroft store to a new build site on Green Arbour Road in Rotherham.

The store opened on Friday (April 20) and features an extended fresh foods line-up with ‘Tonight’s Tea’ range, as well as off-licence services and everyday essentials such as bread, milk, fresh fruit and vegetables. 

A new Greggs concession has already opened within the store, with a Subway franchise coming soon. Blakemore Retail has taken on 15 new staff members to manage the food-to-go elements of the store bringing the total number of staff to 30.

The Spar also offers CollectPlus and PayPoint services, along with National Lottery and a free cash machine. A defibrillator has been fitted at the entrance to the store, and up to 30 parking spaces are available next to the site.

Store Manager Denise Anderson said: “With new food-to-go services and an extensive range of everyday essentials, meal ideas and fresh foods, our store provides something for everyone.”

The store was officially opened by the Mayor of Rotherham, councillor Eve Rose Keenan.