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Welcome to A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd, one of the largest and most forward-thinking family-owned businesses in the UK. 

The company began life in 1917 as a counter-service grocery store, and has grown from these humble beginnings into a company that now employs more than 7,400 people with a turnover of circa £1.3 billion.

A.F. Blakemore is the largest division of SPAR UK, owning 290 SPAR stores and serving more than 1,000 in total across England and Wales. The company is a significant supplier to the independent grocery sector across the UK.

Career opportunities across the A.F. Blakemore Group are incredibly diverse. Whilst the company is a major employer in the retail, wholesale and distribution sectors, job opportunities also extend to areas such as shop fitting and butchery. We also employ many at our head office locations in departments such as Sales, Trading, Marketing, Property, Human Resources, Finance and IT.  


Recruiting Drivers Now

A.F. Blakemore is recruiting for drivers. 

Please contact our HR team on 0121 568 2905.

They are ready to speak to you now! 


About Our Divisions

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Blakemore Retail is the UK's leading privately owned multiple convenience store operator and manages A.F. Blakemore’s 290 company-owned SPAR stores  Blakemore Trade Partners is a trading, marketing and sales support function for the 1,000+ SPAR stores across the Meridian & Welsh Guild, SPAR UK’s largest guild of retailers Blakemore Logistics is the food distribution operation that supplies the SPAR stores across the Meridian & Welsh Guild and supports the wider A.F. Blakemore group
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Blakemore Design & Shopfitting specialises in bespoke, innovative and modern store design and refurbishment solutions for convenience retailers Blakemore Wholesale operates cash & carry depots across England and Wales, serving  retail club members as well as vending, forecourt and catering customers nationwide Blakemore Wholesale Distribution is a leading delivered wholesaler, providing retailers, vending operators and wholesalers with bespoke distribution solutions 
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Blakemore Foodservice is one of the UK's largest suppliers of catering products to schools, local authorities, public houses, restaurant chains and the leisure industry Blakemore Fresh Foods is an international meat trading,
wholesaling and manufacturing
operation that supplies the retail, food service and wholesale sectors
Blakemore Fine Foods is a purveyor of speciality and fine food products, serving farm shops, delis, cafes, restaurants, hotels, garden centres and convenience stores