Premium discount retailer Aldi has unveiled plans to build a new food store in Leyland.Advertisement
The German discount supermarket chain is proposing the store on School Lane, to act as a replacement for the smaller Aldi located near by.
A total of 30 – 50 full and part time jobs are suggested to be created ‘for locals’ at the new store which currently comprises of a vacant office development.
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If granted permission, the store will bring in an investment of £5m.
Access to the store will be from School Lane with secondary pedestrian access created from Golden Hill Lanes.
123 car parking spaces, including seven accessible spaces, nine parent and child spaces and five motorcycle spaces will be designed providing free car parking for up to 90 minutes.
There will also be eight short-stay bicycle spaces.
The retailer is planning to submit an application to South Ribble Borough Council.
There are currently over 700 Aldi stores across England, Wales and Scotland, which do not operate 24 hours a day.
Aldi stores open between 8am and 10pm Monday-Saturday and between 10am and 6pm on Sundays.
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