The distribution centre currently employs 233 people across a variety of different roles and departments, including logistics, supply chain, property and administration, with expansion plans providing capacity to increase the workforce further in the future. The teams provide vital support to a growing network of 58 stores in Wales.
Ingo Fischer, Chief Development Officer for Lidl GB, added:
“As part of our expansion plans and to support our store growth, we have been working hard to strengthen our infrastructure, through the opening of new warehouses and the development of existing operations. The expansion of our Bridgend distribution centre will ensure that we are able to provide continued support to our current store network in Wales, whilst paving the way for future growth.”
Bridgend is one of 13 Lidl distribution centres operating across England, Scotland and Wales. The discounter recently opened a new distribution centre in Eurocentral, Scotland, replacing its existing warehouse in Livingston.
It comes after the opening of a new warehouse in Doncaster and is part of a long expansion pipeline including four new warehouses in Bolton, Peterborough, Luton and Leeds, along with a new London HQ in Tolworth.
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