Barrhead Travel - one of the UK’s leading travel agencies – has opened the company’s brand-new store at Market Cross in Selby this week.
The new store replaces the 912 sq. ft unit which was previously occupied by Thomas Cook, a special ribbon cutting ceremony was held with the store team and the Mayor of Selby to mark the official opening of the new store.
Councillor Malik Mohd Rofidi welcomed the new business to Selby – the travel agency has created six job vacancies which have all been filled by former Thomas Cook staff.
The new store is equipped with branded experience areas and state of the art technology to help customers select their perfect break.
The company specialises in all types of holidays from cruises to city breaks and from beach escapes to far-flung adventures.
The Selby branch team has also announced a partnership with St. Leonard’s Hospice in Selby and are planning various fundraising and volunteering activities throughout the year.
Barrhead Travel which was founded in 1975 has grown from a single high street shop to a travel giant. The travel company has over 1000 people across its network with a portfolio of over 90 stores.
Market Cross is owned and managed by the Sheffield based property company Dransfield Properties. The company have just announced a major reinvestment programme to the centre which will see eight new one and two bedroomed apartments being created.
Estates Surveyor Alisdair Gillespie said: “We are delighted to welcome another great new business to Market Cross, the new Barrhead Travel store looks fantastic and we wish the whole team all the very best in their new premises.”
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