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Aldi at Preston Docks opening details confirmed

Posted on - 8th April, 2024 - 11:08am | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston Docks, Preston News, Riversway, What's On in Preston
Inside an Aldi store’s fruit and veg section

Final preparations are taking place for Preston’s new Aldi store opening later this month.

The supermarket chain has announced Team GB cycling star Josie Knight is to cut the ribbon on the new Preston Docks Aldi.

The Olympic bronze medal winner is to be at the store as it opens at 8am on Thursday 25 April and the first 30 customers into the store will receive a free bag of fresh fruit and vegetables.

Josie said: “I’m so excited to be opening Aldi’s new store; it will be great to chat to customers and a lovely way for me to thank Aldi for its support of Team GB.”

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The Port Way store opens the day after the current Corporation Street Aldi closes.

Store manager Liam Morris said: “We can’t wait to open the doors to the new store in Port Way. It’s set to be a special day and having Olympic hero Josie Knight join us will make it a morning to remember.”

The new Aldi pictured at the Docks Pic: Christopher Murray/Ashton-on-Ribble PR1 & PR2 Community

Around 40 jobs have been created or transferred over to the new Aldi store and the supermarket says they are continuing to recruit via the Aldi jobs website.

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Aldi is also urging charities and food banks in the city to register with Neighbourly where they can access surplus food and perishable products. Any organisations interested can contact aldi@neighbourly.com

The opening times for the new Aldi will be 8am to 10pm, Monday to Saturday and 10am to 4pm on Sundays.

The location is the Trident Retail Park, Port Way, Ashton-on-Ribble, PR2 2FU.

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