work starts at Highbridge Aldi store ahead of autumn opening
is fully underway on Highbridge's planned new Aldi store, which
is due to open later this year.
District Council approved plans for the new Aldi supermarket on
the Isleport Business Park, just off Bennett Road, in May last year.
was granted despite some opposition from local business owners and
town councillors, who said it could hurt trade in the area.
photos show work underway at the site this week, where a new Travelodge
hotel and a fast food drive-thru will also be built.
new access road will lead to the new businesses, which are set to
create dozens of new jobs.
of the new 1,804 sq metre Aldi store is due to begin in February
with a planned opening due in the Autumn.
Aldi spokesperson said: "We plan to open our new Highbridge
store in the Autumn this year. This will create up to 30 jobs for
of part-time and full-time positions will be created when the Aldi