Euro Garages seals major Subway deal

Blackburn-based forecourt operator Euro Garages has completed a new deal with sandwich chain Subway which will see it open 69 new franchises over the next three years, creating 700 jobs.

eurogaragesThe company, which features in Lancashire Business View's Fab 500 biggest companies in the county, already operates 30 Subways and acquired 45 new sites Esso from Esso in February.

Euro Garages commerical director Ilyas Munshi said: “We already own and operate a considerable number of Subway stores across our existing estate and our investment in the brand has been a huge success.

"We are committed to working with the Subway brand to complete the necessary site investment and are excited about the job creation opportunities and providing training and skills development.” Trevor Haynes, Subway's area development manager for UK and Ireland, said: “The forecourt and convenience sector is a key area of growth for the Subway brand. The simple operations that are involved in running a Subway franchise and the convenience offer make it a perfect fit for locations of this style."