McColls and Morrisons: Hope for hundreds of jobs in South Yorkshire as Morrisons swoops for McColl's

Morrisons looks set to clinch a deal to buy collapsed convenience chain McColl's.

Monday, 9th May 2022, 11:18 am

The supermarket has been in a battle with EG Group, owned by the billionaire Issa brothers, the BBC reports.

McColl's is poised to go into administration, but will immediately be sold to a new owner.

The chain employs 16,000 at 1,400 stores including hundreds at 17 in South Yorkshire.

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McColl's on Ecclesall Road South, Sheffield.

Morrisons is a wholesale supplier to McColl’s. It also has a deal to convert hundreds of McColl's shops to Morrisons Daily convenience stores.

McColl’s in Sheffield include Rural Lane, Wisewood; Ecclesall Road South, Hutcliffe Wood Road, Margetson Crescent, Low Edges Road and Green Lane, Dronfield.

It also has stores in Rotherham at Whitehill Lane; St John’s Green and Oaks Lane, Kimberworth Park; Broom Valley Road, Kilnhurst Road, Fleming Way and Wales Road.

It also has Green Spring Ave, Barnsley; Cuttholme Way, Loundsley Green, Chesterfield; Union Street, Harthill and Thomas Street, Swinton, Mexborough.

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