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SSP Group has secured a franchise deal with Greggs.

The business has already opened a Greggs unit at Derby Railway Station and will open a number of other outlets across the UK in the coming months.

The business said the new Greggs stores would be located in units already operated by SSP.

“At SSP, we have a long history of bringing popular high street brands that customers love into travel locations,” said SSP UK & Ireland CEO Richard Lewis.

We’re delighted to have struck a deal with Greggs, which not only delivers a great core range, but is constantly innovating to meet evolving trends.”

Commercial director Malcolm Copland said: “We are pleased to team up with SSP as our newest franchise partner.

“We know that high quality food-on-the-go and convenience go hand in hand and this partnership further expands our presence in busy travel hubs, giving us the opportunity to bring our range of products to more customers each day.”

Customer services director at East Midlands Railway Neil Grabham said: “Greggs is a much-loved high street brand and I’m delighted to welcome them to Derby station.

“I am sure all customers travelling through Derby will recognise Greggs for the great value they offer and will be keen to support its opening.”