Aldi set to open 21 stores in the UK by autumn

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Aldi set to open 21 stores in the UK by autumn



ALDI shoppers are getting more and more choice as the discounter plans to open 21 stores across the UK in the next three months.
The news comes less than a week after the supermarket announced it’s opening seven new “Local” stores in London this Thursday.
1 Where Aldi is opening new stores this year
This will see the launch of a brand new store in a former Waitrose in Camden, while six existing Aldi stores will be changed to Local stores.
Luckily for Brits around the country, Aldi is also planning to open new stores in locations such as Cardiff, Dundee and Borehamwood.
Of these, 12 are opening between now and the end of August while the other nine are set to open their doors in September, although Aldi hasn’t yet clarified any dates of the latter.
The branch on Camden High Street is the only one that will be in its smaller store format, as the other branches will have their usual size.

Aldi, which is the UK’s fifth largest supermarket, opened its first UK store in Birmingham in 1990.
Since then, it’s expanded rapidly and currently has more than 830 stores across the UK. You can find your nearest one by using its store finder tool.
The discounter told The Sun it’s aiming to open 130 new stores in 2019 and 2020, while the long-term target is to have 1,200 branches by 2025.
Aldi stores opening this yearHERE’S where all of Aldi’s new stores are opening and when.

Camden High Street, London: opening June 27
Rothwell, West Yorkshire: opening July 4
Western Avenue Retail Park, Cardiff: opening July 4
Wokingham, Elms Field, Wellington Road: opening July 11
Brunel Road, Newton Abbot: opening August 1
Maskew Avenue, Peterborough: opening August 1
Oliver Place, Preston: opening August 1
Tower Road, Lowestoft: opening August 8
Coppice Farm Way, Willenhall: opening August 22
Holliers Walk, Hinckley: opening August 29
Myrekirk Road, Dundee: opening August 2
Borehamwood Retail Park, Borehamwood: opening August 29

List of Aldi stores opening in September:

Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evesham, Worcestershire
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Hythe, Kent
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Ruabon, Wrexham
South Elmsall, Wakefield
Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Earlier this month, Lidl announced it’s planning to open 40 new stores in a move that will create 1,500 jobs.
This is part of a £500million expansion plan, and will see Lidl opening its first store in central London next summer.
Located on Tottenham Court Road, near Warren Street tube station, the supermarket’s first store in London’s zone one will include a 1,300m² sales area.
It will stock its full range of products, including its popular middle aisle items and goods baked in store.
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Aldi is switching to paper and compostable carrier bags – but they cost up to 19p each.
The retailer has also brought back its school uniform package – and you can kit out your kids for just £4.50.
Meanwhile, a mum has posted a hilarious rant about the discounter – and why you should never shop there with kids.
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