Spar ties with Northumbrian Fuel to open service station store in Alnwick

New Spar store at Alnwick

New Spar store at Alnwick

Spar has opened a new service station and store in Alnwick, Northumbria, In collaboration with Northumbrian Fuel Services.

The store is reported to have been fitted out to the highest standards with Paul Abbott, a director of Northumbrian Fuel, describing it as, “the best in the industry”.

It offers a range of grocery products with a great fresh food offer, snacks and meal solutions plus a wide selection of fresh produce. A substantial range of chilled beers and wine is also available, alongside newspapers, stationery and car accessories.

Wide grocery range

Wide grocery range

Strong off-licence offer

Strong off-licence offer

 

Large fresh offer

Large fresh offer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A cash machine has been installed on the site and future services, such as lottery, are planned. When the development is complete there will also be a Wild Bean Café in the store, and a hotel and restaurant on the site. A fast food outlet from one of the major chains will also feature.

Steve Shepherd, regional business manager for Spar distributor, James Hall & Co, said: “It is great to have a solid working relationship with Northumbrian Fuel. They are an innovative business, proactive and able to grab the opportunities we are offering them. We are really excited and looking forward to the partnership developing.”

Abbot said: “Working with Spar has been a great success and their people have been brilliant. Spar’s expertise in marketing, training, systems, shop design and the operation of service stations is way ahead of other symbol groups.”