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"The Payroll department not only deal with the on-going payroll processing of the Appleby Westward staff," (says Clare Parkin, Appleby Westward's Payroll Co-ordinator) they also work with a large number of our retailers who outsource their payroll to Appleby Westward'.

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STORE RE-OPENS AFTER £1 MILLION DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

Connolly Store Development

STORE RE-OPENS AFTER £1 MILLION DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
A massive £1m convenience store redevelopment project has been completed with the opening of the Connolly family’s SPAR store in Pennings Road, Tidworth, Wiltshire.
The store has more than doubled in size to 2,100 sq.ft. following a ten-month building project in a co-investment scheme between the family and Appleby Westward, the regional distribution company for SPAR stores in the south west.
Among its new attractions are a Daily Deli foodservice section featuring a wide range of fresh and chilled products, Costa coffee, an extended off licence offering an extensive range of beers, wines and spirits, and a comprehensive convenience offer throughout.
“This substantial investment represents an ambitious and exciting leap forward for our Pennings Road store,” said owner Andrew Connolly. “We are confident that we have created a convenience shopping offer that is second to none in the area and are very optimistic about the future with convenience retailing forecast to continue to grow over the next few years.”
He said the family had undertaken the development following the Army’s decision to re-base in Tidworth with the withdrawal of troops from Germany. There are currently over 1,000 additional houses being built in the town.
Customers and dignitaries from the local community attended the opening of the new store, which featured a live local radio broadcast, supplier promotions, goody bags for customers and a number of prize draws.
The official opening was carried out by Andrew’s parents Malcolm (95) and Doris (91) who first opened a shop in a dilapidated army building in one of the army camps in 1961 selling newspapers, sweets, cigarettes and other items.
Andrew said: “Times were hard when my parents started the business and it is thanks to their hard work and dedication that the foundations were laid for the successful group of SPAR convenience stores we operate today in our local community.”
The family moved the business under the SPAR banner nine years ago and operates four stores in Ludgershall, Pewsey and Tidworth, employing 35 people. “We have never looked back since moving to SPAR and the move enabled us to develop the business significantly in that time,” said Andrew.""


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