Marks and Spencers announces when it is opening its new foodhall at Hamilton Retail Park

An opening date has been announced for the long-awaited Marks and Spencer Foodhall in Hamilton which will see all 51 staff transfer from the existing store in the town's Regent Shopping Centre to a bigger premises in Hamilton.

The ribbon will be cut on the new 11,500 square foot store in Hamilton Retail Park on Wednesday, March 30 at 9am and shoppers can enjoy free parking and the arrival of Scan and Shop.

Store Manager, Lorraine McGurk said: “The whole team at M&S Hamilton are so excited to open the new store and show our regulars the new features. With a bigger foodhall and an exciting opening day to look forward to, we feel very lucky to be part of the new development. The free parking and longer opening hours are sure to please the community.

The store will be open weekdays 8am to 8pm, Saturday from 8am to 7pm and Sunday from 9am to 7pm.