Lidl to Open £70m Distribution Centre in Doncaster

Published 19th January 2017 at 9:59am

Lidl to Open £70m Distribution Centre in Doncaster

Plans by the German grocery store Lidl for a distribution centre in Doncaster are set to create 500 jobs in the area. Lidl has confirmed that it plans to open a new distribution centre at the iPort in Rossington, a £500 million logistics development.

The company says that its commitment to a new £70 million facility denotes a milestone in the company’s expansion strategy inside the UK, after the opening of Lidl’s newest distribution centre in Southampton recently, which created 400 jobs. Lidl will occupy 628,000 sq ft on a 35-acre piece of land inside Phase One of the 6 million sq ft development.

Lidl will join Fellowes, Amazon and CEVA who have all taken space at iPort inside Phase One. More than 2 million sq ft has now been let. The supermarket, which opened its first British based store in 1994, as of now has distribution centres in 10 different locations around the UK.