Local greengrocer Marlow Green is set to open its doors next week on Spittal Street, Marlow. Founded by local businessman Khalid Mountasser, Marlow Green will offer Marlow residents a selection of organic produce, local farm products, as well as other packaged and unpackaged goods. Marlow Green will open for business at 18b Spittal Street on Tuesday 19 March.
Tamra Booth, Managing Director of Sorbon Estates said: "We are long term investors in Marlow and a key priority for us is to ensure a sustainable mix of retailers that serves the needs of the local community, maintains the character of the town and ensure Marlow retains its appeal in years to come. Marlow Green more than meets all of this criteria. Not only is a local greengrocer a cornerstone of British retail heritage, but it also underpins the sense of community that keeps Marlow's retail offer a success when many high streets across the country are struggling under the threat of e-commerce. We are really pleased to welcome them to Spittal Street and look forward to shopping with them from Tuesday."
Khalid Mountasser, Founder of Marlow Green said: "We are delighted to be opening our first store in the area on Marlow High Street. We fell in love Marlow when we first visited as tourists and instantly felt that a community-feel greengrocers would be welcomed by the local residents. More and more, we find shoppers want a greater variety of fresh fruit and vegetables and the personal touch that is synonymous with a greengrocers. We can't wait to open our doors."
Spittal Street is a short walk from Marlow High Street and is a key gateway site into the Georgian market town. It is near local landmarks, such as Marlow Bridge and Higginson Park, and Marlow Green will be one of the numerous independent local retailers that comprise Marlow's retail offer, alongside a selection of national names and a diverse dining offer.