Video: Lidl confirm opening date of new opening at Giffnock Wholefoods site

Supermarket chain Lidl has announced the launch date of their newest store at the site of the former Whole Foods in Glasgow's southside.

Published 31st Oct 2018
Updated 8 th Aug 2023

The company confirmed that its new supermarket on Fenwick Road in Giffnock, will open its doors for the first time on Thursday 8th November.

Customers will be invited to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony at 8am and will be offered the chance to sample some of Lidl’s products throughout the day, along with exclusive deals and offers on selected products for the first week of opening.

Lidl Giffnock

The new supermarket forms part of the company’s ongoing expansion and regeneration plans in the UK, and has a 1,421m² sales area and features facilities such as an in-store bakery, longer-style tills with dual packing, customer toilets, baby changing and ample parking for both cars and bicycles.

Lidl UK’s regional head of property, Gordon Rafferty, said: “We would like to thank all those who have played a part in bringing this new Lidl store to Giffnock.It is great 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.”

The brand's growing popularity shows no signs of slowing, with the latest Kantar Worldpanel results highlighting Lidl’s continued success with increased sales year on year and market share high of 5.6 per cent.

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