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Julian Taylor-Green

Taylor-Green’s Spar

Julian Taylor-Green worked for 22 years with Nurdin and Peacock /Booker Cash & Carry. Latterly working in the Midlands and North West as a General Manager. Julian recolated to the South of England and bought a Post Office and C Store in Lindford.18 months into his new life style, he saw an opportunity to relocate his business with a competitor in the Village. He relocated and rebranded the site to a Londis format store. Existing site was demolished and developed into Flats.

He developed the business over the next several years with minor tweaks and adjustments, and then in 2009 undertook a full Londis Refit. Subsequently adding the vacant unit in 2010, and adding a Country Choice Bakery and FTG operation.

In 2013 due to market changes and modes of operation decided to relook at the opportunities available. In 2014 moved the business from a Londis operation to Spar under the AFBlakemore’s stewardship. Increasing the site from 1450 SQ Ft to 2000. Changing the profile of the store to a Neighborhood fresh style operation, with a full C Style format and Post Office.

Winner of Londis 2011 Store of the Year, and finalist and winner of a number of other industry awards.