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Musgrove Park Hospital to welcome new retailers - 19 March 2014

Musgrove Park Hospital to welcome new retailers - 19 March 2014
Musgrove Park Hospital is delighted to announce two renowned high street stores, M&S Simply Food and Costa, will be opening on site to deliver high quality food and refreshments for our patients, visitors and staff.
This is fantastic news for the hospital as it will deliver a long-held ambition to improve to quality of the retail facilities on offer to patients, visitors and staff.
Through a new partnership with Compass Group UK & Ireland, a world leading food service organisation, Marks & Spencer will be providing a Simply Food store and café in the new Jubilee concourse and Costa will be providing café facilities in the outpatient entrance to the Duchess building.
The planned openings will position Musgrove as one of just a few hospital sites within the UK to boast an M&S Simply Food and café within its retail offering.
David Alwright, Director of Planning and Performance at Musgrove park Hospital, said:
“Feedback from patients, visitors and staff highlighted a need for Musgrove to attract high quality retailers like Marks & Spencer and Costa and we are delighted we have secured these stores on-site at Musgrove as they will greatly enhance the refreshment facilities we are able to provide.
Marks & Spencer Simply Food stores bring M&S’ exceptional quality, innovative food products to convenient locations. The new store at Musgrove will stock a wide range of food and drink lines including products for customers on-the-go and for those looking to pick up something for the evening meal.
The new retail units will not only provide high quality retail and café facilities to Musgrove, but will also create up to 70 jobs locally.
It is currently expected that the two outlets will open in the summer.
Further notifications and details about the openings will be announced shortly.