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A market-leading retailer, wholesaler and distributor of food and drinkExplore the Blakemore group
To grow a family business in ways that are profitable and sustainable for the benefit of our staff, customers and communityExplore The Blakemore Way
Our nine divisions employ over 8,100 people across more than 300 sites throughout England and WalesExplore career opportunities
A.F. Blakemore is committed to making a significant, positive contribution to the communities it servesExplore Blakemore in the Community
With more than 290 SPAR stores located across England and Wales, Blakemore Retail is the UK's leading independent convenience store operator.
In addition to a modern convenience offering, Blakemore Retail stores provide a range of Post Office and community services. The business also works in partnership with leading food-to-go brands Subway, Greggs and Costa.Find Out More
Blakemore Trade Partners is recognised for innovative and sector-leading partnerships across SPAR UK's largest guild of retailers, the Meridian & Welsh Guild.
The division provides trading, marketing and sales support to more than 1,000 SPAR stores across England and Wales, both independent and Blakemore Retail.Find Out More
Blakemore Logistics is a sector-leading food distribution operation that supplies SPAR stores across SPAR UK's Meridian & Welsh Guild area.
The division's distribution network spans across Wales to the east coast of England, reaching as far north as North Yorkshire and as far south as Kent and Sussex.Find Out More
Blakemore Wholesale is the largest member of the Landmark Wholesale group and operates 14 cash & carry depots across England and Wales.
Committed to meeting increasingly diverse customer needs, the division serves more than 550 Lifestyle Express retail club members in addition to caterers and the on-trade sector.Find Out More
Blakemore Wholesale Distribution is one of the UK's leading delivered wholesalers, specialising in bespoke distribution solutions.
The business has a diverse range of customers, including multiple and independent retailers, forecourt operators, vending operators, fellow wholesalers and education, leisure and hospitality sites.Find Out More
Blakemore Foodservice is one of the UK's largest suppliers of catering products to the public, multiple and free-trade sectors.
The business has a nationwide customer base that includes public houses, restaurant chains, the leisure industry, schools and professional caterers amongst many.Find Out More
Blakemore Fresh Foods is an international meat trading, wholesaling and manufacturing business that supplies the retail, food service and wholesale sectors.
The division specialises in a massive range of imported and exported meat, providing a one-stop shop for meat traders, wholesalers, manufacturers and butchers across the UK and Europe.Find Out More
Blakemore Design & Shopfitting is A.F. Blakemore's shop fitting division, specialising in bespoke, innovative and modern store design and refurbishment solutions for convenience retailers.
The business provides tailor-made solutions to suit every budget, from the most basic works to a comprehensive, floor-to-ceiling refurbishment.Find Out More
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