The new Subway store at University Hospital Southampton offers patients and visitors freshly prepared subs, flatbreads and salads.

The Southampton opening is the ninth store to open as part of the brand’s corporate partnership with Compass Group UK & Ireland.

Eight stores are already in operation in Compass Group UK & Ireland managed hospitals and universities throughout the UK, including Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, Middlesex University and The University of Derby.

Subway has more than 2,300 stores in the UK and Ireland, and there are currently more than 650 Subway stores open in non-traditional locations, such as within convenience stores, forecourt sites, hospitals, universities or transport hubs.

Student from Leeds have won a competition which will see their design for a Subway sandwich sold to the public.