Fast food store Subway coming to Garstang

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American fast food franchise Subway has confirmed it will open a store in Garstang.

Building work has started off Park Hill Road, near Garstang Fish and Chips, and is expected to be completed and open in February.

The opening is set to create up to 10 part time and full time jobs.

The store, which mainly sells submarine sandwiches and salads, will be owned and operated by Fylde businessman Martin Gibson who also owns Subway stores in Clitheroe, Cleveleys, Kirkham and Bispham.

Martin opened his first store in Cleveleys, near Blackpool, in 2009, and has worked tirelessly to become the best performing franchisee in the region.

Last year he became Subway Owner of the Year for the Cheshire, Cumbria, Lancashire, Merseyside and Isle of Man regions and also sponsors swimming club Clitheroe Dolphins.

This new store is in direct response to the increasing consumer demand in the town for affordable, healthier choices offered by the Subway and we’re sure that the new store will be a great success

Neil Denny, Subway

Neil Denny, Subway regional development agent, said: “We are pleased to announce a new Subway store will open in February in Garstang and this will be Martin’s fifth Subway store.

“This new store is in direct response to the increasing consumer demand in the town for affordable, healthier choices offered by the Subway and we’re sure that the new store will be a great success.

“There are numerous franchise opportunities across the north west region, many of which will be in smaller towns or out of town and rural locations.”

Subway: The Facts

There are more than 38,000,000 Subway sandwich combinations

Subway serves more than 7,600,000 sandwiches a day

Subway uses enough cheese in a year to fill 600,000 hockey rinks

Subway makes enough sandwiches in a year to wrap around the Earth 14 times

All the olives Subway uses are handpicked, not machine picked