Business expansion
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale Of Food, Beverages And Tobacco In Specialised Stores
47.24 - Retail sale of bread, cakes, flour confectionery and sugar confectionery in specialised stores

350 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
8 August 2012
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 December 2013


Bakery company, Greggs has announced that it is to create 350 jobs in the coming year. This is adding to the creation of 150 jobs announced earlier this year (see Factsheet).

The company is to open 28 new stores in motorway service stations and to continue with its plans to open 90 stores across the country this year.

The firm is also looking to open more branches in bus and train stations.


  • 8 August 2012: The journal


Eurofound (2012), Greggs, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 74069, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/74069.