Aldi planning to open 19 new stores in Scotland

The supermarket chain is the fourth biggest in the UK

Supermarket Aldi announced that it will be expanding in Scotland with hopes of opening 19 new stores.

The company has stated that the new sites will be around 1.5 acres in size and about to accommodate a 20,000 square foot shop with a car park holding 100 parking spaces.

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Aldi already has 92 shops in Scotland, and 880 across the United Kingdom, with a target of 1,200 shops in the UK by 2025.

Supermarket Aldi announced that it will be expanding in Scotland

Here is a list of the places where Aldi are hoping to open a new store:

Aberdeen (north)

Aberdeen (south)

Stonehaven

Fraserburgh

Baillieston

Darnley/Pollok

Battlefield/ Cathcart

Partick

Finnieston

Possil

Castle Douglas

Clarkston

Dumbarton

Dunblane/Bridge of Allan

Edinburgh

Helensburgh

Peebles

Tannochside/Uddingston

Stepps/Moodiesburn

Ciaran Aldridge, National Property Director at Aldi UK, said: “Aldi is growing rapidly and we are welcoming around a million new customers into our stores every year.

“But there are also hundreds of towns across the UK where there is not an Aldi, meaning there are hundreds of thousands of people who can’t easily access the high quality, affordable food our customers love.

“We are willing to explore all opportunities, including developer-led schemes or existing retail units.”

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