SPAR UK partner opens a new company-owned store in Nelson

March 25, 2024 IN THE CATEGORY: Store openings

The ribbon cutting declared the opening of SPAR UK regional partner in the north-west of England, James Hall & Co. Ltd's, company-owned SPAR store at Netherfield Road in Nelson.

Nelson welcomes a new store

The 250m² new SPAR convenience store boasts several key features. Notably, it offers refreshment options such as a Cheeky Coffee machine, along with a hot food-to-go unit. This enables customers to take advantage of breakfast and lunchtime deals while on the move. Overall, the new store provides an expansive assortments of products to support the needs of the local community.

Opening day

Customers joined the opening celebration, enjoying either a free tea or coffee and tasters of the company’s own bakery and Fazilas products. A family fun day also supported the opening, and customers had the chance to play ‘Spin To Win’ free SPAR products.

Ian and Lesley Moore, who live near to the store, said: “The store layout is great, it is bright, airy, and offers a good range .We have been following the progress in anticipation of the opening, so it is great that this day has arrived.”

Fiona Drummond, the Company Stores Director at James Hall & Co. Ltd, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Netherfield Road into the SPAR family. The atmosphere on the opening day was hugely positive. It was lovely speaking to customers who are excited and genuinely appreciative to have a first-class convenience offer in their neighbourhood.”

Source: James Hall & Co. Ltd

Read more about SPAR UK


The United Kingdom became a SPAR member in 1956 when SPAR International granted the SPAR licence to a group of independent wholesalers. There are five regional organisations in the UK, continually building the brand’s presence. A central office in London provides national marketing and buying services for the group. SPAR UK comprises independently owned, licensed, retailers and company-owned stores.