Nine months of construction work has finally been rewarded as supermarket giant Lidl opened to customers this morning, Thursday.
Alex Petheram, Group Managing Director of construction company Soldi, was delighted to see the store at Dudbridge in Stroud ready to welcome shoppers, he said: “This was our first project in Stroud and we’re delighted to see the site completed before Christmas and see it benefit the local community.”
The new supermarket boasts 1,325m2 sales area and facilities including an in-store bakery, a customer toilet, electric vehicle charging and ample parking for both cars and bicycles.
The store is part of the company’s ongoing £1.3bn expansion and has created around 40 new jobs for the community.
Lidl GB’s regional head of property, Glen Stidever, commented: “It is fantastic that we are finally able to open our doors and welcome local residents into our highly anticipated store in Stroud.
“We have received overwhelming support from local residents, and we would like to thank everyone who has played a part in delivering this new store.
“We now look forward to serving our multi-award-winning products to the local community.”