It’s been a busy summer so far for SPAR UK Partner, A.F. Blakemore and Son Ltd, as it celebrates its 100 years in business. We take a look here at some of the highlights to date.

New SPAR convenience store opens in Aldridge, Walsall

A brand new SPAR store opened on the site of a former pub in the West Midlands town of Aldridge. Featuring a state-of-the-art Daily Deli counter, the store offers food throughout the day from a full English breakfast in the morning to hot meal options in the evening.

The new SPAR store also provides a wide range of everyday essentials and services including a free-to-use cash machine, Collect Plus, PayPoint and National Lottery. Its extensive Food-to-Go offering is complemented by a self-service coffee machine with an ultra-modern digital touch screen. The opening day was celebrated with the store giving out free food samples and goodie bags to its first 200 customers.