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Marks & Spencer Simply Food store and café opens at Musgrove Park Hospital - 23 July 2014

Marks & Spencer Simply Food store and café opens at Musgrove Park Hospital - 23 July 2014

Musgrove Park Hospital is delighted to announce that a new Marks & Spencer (M&S) Simply Food store and café will open its doors to hospital patients, visitors and staff this Wednesday, 23rd July, at 10am.

Situated in the new Jubilee Building’s Concourse, Marks & Spencer Simply Food will bring exceptional quality and innovative food products to the hospital. It will stock around 1,500 different food and drink items, including products for people on-the-go and for those looking to pick up something tasty for their evening meal. An in-store bakery will also provide a range of freshly baked breads and treats all day.

Speaking about the opening Deputy Chief Executive Peter Lewis said: “We are pleased that the first of our new retail outlets in now opening here at Musgrove Park Hospital. 

“Feedback from our patients, visitors and staff told us that they wanted to see high quality retail and refreshment facilities here at the hospital, so we are delighted to have secured both Marks & Spencer Simply Food and Costa opening on site this summer.”

Marks and Spencer Simply Food Shop will be open from 7am – 8.30pm Monday to Friday and 7.30am – 8.30pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

Marks and Spencer Simply Food Café will be open from 7:30am – 8:30pm Monday to Friday, 8am – 8pm Saturday and 10am – 6pm Sunday.

Andy Jones, Operations Director for Medirest, who coordinated the project said: “We’re really excited to be adding to the refreshment facilities at Musgrove Park Hospital. The new Marks & Spencer Simply Food store and café will offer quality products and comfortable café facilities, with seating for up to 48 people.”

The new store has also seen more jobs created at the hospital with 45 new members of staff being recruited to staff the new Marks and Spencer Simply Food and café facilities so far.

Offering even more choice to hospital patients, visitors and staff, a new Costa store is due to open in Musgrove’s Duchess Building this August; further details will be released soon.