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Lidl has confirmed that its Newport store will reopen to customers after undergoing an extensive refurbishment at 08:00 on Thursday morning (24th November).

Chairman of the Isle of Wight Council, Cllr Charles Chapman will be in attendance to cut the ribbon to the brand new supermarket and customers will be given the chance to sample some of Lidl’s produce throughout the day.

In addition to the ribbon cutting, Lidl will be offering customers the chance to sample some of its award-winning products throughout the day and for the first week of trading customers will be able to enjoy 30% off selected meat & poultry including Birchwood Farm British Chicken Drumsticks, Birchwood Farm British Beef Steak Mince and Birchwood Farm British Pork Belly Slices.

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Extending and refurbing Lidl Newport forms part of the company’s ongoing expansion and regeneration plans in the UK which will see its existing store portfolio 640 stores increase to up to 1,500. The sales area of the supermarket has increased in size and the store now boasts state-of-the-art facilities including a new Danish-style bakery and welcome lobby behind a fully-glass fronted façade. Lidl have also refurbished the interior and adopted a premium muted grey palette to bring it more in line with their current look-and-feel.

Lidl UK’s Regional Property Director, Oliver McGuinness, commented:

“As our strong sales growth continues we are constantly reinvesting into our existing store base, as well as building new stores. We would like to thank all those who have played a part in improving our Lidl store in Newport and we can’t wait to welcome the local community through our doors once again.”

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