A new M&S grocery store could soon open in West Lothian

A new M&S grocery store could be coming to West Lothian.

the Edinburgh Evening News reported that Marks & Spencer is proposing to open its first ever store in Linlithgow – a large foodhall in Stockbridge Retail Park.

Plans for a new 12,400 square foot store to replace units previously occupied by Peacocks and Argos will create 70 full-time jobs.

Scott Munro, M&S Regional Director said: “Linlithgow is the perfect choice for a new M&S Foodhall; we’ve had great success with smaller franchise partners here before and like the idea of ​​opening a modern store in the city with many of our latest high tech features. We want to provide our local customers with a brilliant and inspiring shopping experience in a convenient and accessible location.

A spokesperson for Westquarter Developments Ltd said: ‘The proposed development is an exciting prospect for Linlithgow.

He added: “With great opportunities to deliver a wide range of benefits to the local community.”

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