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WH Smith has opened the doors for their newly re-launched store in Royal Blackburn Hospital.

The new and improved store has reopened incorporating an M&S Food To Go shared space.

It now offers patients and visitors a range of M&S chilled food, alongside WH Smith’s offering of news, books and convenience products.

The opening of the store follows the unveiling of a new Costa Coffee at Royal Blackburn Hospital, which is operated under franchise by WH Smith.

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Ian King, head of business development at WH Smith said: “We are excited to bring the WH Smith and M&S brands together in this new shared space at Royal Blackburn Hospital, and to open our first full store franchise with Costa Coffee.

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“We look forward to welcoming patients, staff and visitors to the stores and offering the convenience of a wider range of products.”

James Maguire, divisional director of estates and facilities for East Lancashire Hospitals Trust, said previously: “We’re really excited to be adding to the food and drink retail offers at the Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital and giving patients, visitors and colleagues here more choice.”

Source: Lancashire Telegraph

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