Aldi opens Bathgate warehouse

Aldi's Bathgate warehouse

Aldi’s new £22m freezer and chill facility in Bathgate was officially opened on Friday 25 September.

The new warehousing facility will provide an extra 17,000sq m of space and allow Aldi to expand its range of locally-sourced products; the discounter is committed to increasing the number of Scottish products available in its stores to 500 over the next two years.

Aldi currently has 92 stores across the country and will open a further four by the end of 2020.

Graham Nicolson, Group Buying Director, Aldi Scotland said: “It is important to us to mark the official opening of our new freezer and chill facility today, which reinforces our continued commitment to invest and support the Scottish food and drink industry.”

“We are committed to expanding further in Scotland and will be investing an additional £36m in nine new stores before the end of 2021.”

Local MP Hannah Bardell commented: “This large investment is most welcome in these difficult times and I hope it will bring new secure employment to the local area.”

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