Discount retailer Lidl is set to reopen its Lowestoft supermarket

The new Lidl store on Peto Way, Lowestoft. PHOTO: Nick Butcher

The new Lidl store on Peto Way, Lowestoft. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

A popular supermarket is set to open its doors in Lowestoft once more after undergoing a complete rebuild and refurbishment.

The new Lidl store on Peto Way, Lowestoft. PHOTO: Nick Butcher

The new Lidl store on Peto Way, Lowestoft. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

The Lidl store, in Peto Way, has been demolished and rebuilt over recent months – and is due to reopen to customers at 8am this Thursday (February 23).

The discount retailer has traded near the North Quay Retail Park for the past 12 years, and 20 new jobs are being created with the opening of the new-look store.

The new Lidl store on Peto Way, Lowestoft. PHOTO: Nick Butcher

The new Lidl store on Peto Way, Lowestoft. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Waveney District Council leader Colin Law is due to unveil the brand new store, with customers being given the chance to sample some of Lidl's produce throughout the day.

Customers will also be able to enjoy 50pc off selected fruit and veg, and deals on selected non-food products.

The new Lidl store on Peto Way, Lowestoft. PHOTO: Nick Butcher

The new Lidl store on Peto Way, Lowestoft. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher


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The new supermarket forms part of the company's ongoing expansion and regeneration plans in the UK which will see its existing store portfolio of 640 stores increase to up to 1,500. There is one in Great Yarmouth and another in Caister on Sea as well.

The sales area of the supermarket has been increased in size to 2,429 sq m and the new-look store will include a bakery, customer toilets, baby changing facilities and parking for both vehicles and bicycles.

The new Lidl store on Peto Way, Lowestoft. PHOTO: Nick Butcher

The new Lidl store on Peto Way, Lowestoft. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

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A spokesman for Lidl confirmed that 20 new jobs have been created for the community at the new store.

Lidl UK's regional head of property, Colin Rimmer, added: 'We would like to thank all those who have played a part in improving our Lidl store in Lowestoft.

'It is wonderful for us to be able to create more jobs and investment opportunities in the area, and we can't wait to start serving our multi-award winning products to the local community once again.'

Lidl, which was crowned Best Supermarket 2016 by the readers of Good Housekeeping, has experienced continued growth over the years, as consumers flock to discover a range of products – two-thirds of which are British.

The new Lidl store will be competing against its discount rival Aldi, which has a store in Lowestoft.

? For more information about the new Lidl store visit www.lidl.co.uk

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