James Hall & Co has celebrated the launch of its 118th company owned store, SPAR G&E Murgatroyd Kirkby Stephen.

Situated in the picturesque Cumbrian market town of Kirkby Stephen, the new store boasts James Hall’s latest food-to-go offering, Clayton Park Deli which was created to meet customer demands for delicious food-to-go items.

Supplied by James Hall’s company owned bakery, Clayton Park Bakery, the Clayton Park Deli counter offers customers a variety of made-to-order ciabattas, salads, jacket potatoes and wraps.

The 3,000 sq ft store also offers a Cheeky Coffee concession, ample parking, a free ATM machine, and six double Shell fuel pumps with an air and water facility.

The store was launched on Wednesday 5th December by store manager Iain Jefferson and two of James Hall’s great grandsons, Mr Ian Hall and Mr Chris Keogh.

Mr Ian Hall said: “We are delighted to be able to serve Kirkby Stephen’s local community and look forward to welcoming residents to our newest store.”

SPAR Kirby Stephen is open between 06.00 and 23.00 and offers local residents the longest opening hours within the village.