Aldi submits updated planning application for new store on Roches St.,…

first_imgWhatsApp ALDI Ireland has submitted an updated planning application for its planned new store on Roches Street, Limerick to Limerick City and County Council. The new store will create 30 permanent jobs once opened, as well as 100 jobs during the construction phase.The new planning application provides for a number of proposed changes to the original plans for the store.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The store will be constructed in Aldi’s award-winning Project Fresh design and will be powered by 100% green electricity. There will be 75 customer car parking spaces, with a mix of uses including an office on the first floor and the existing Eir surface car park relocated to the third floor.Aldi will also invest in the future of Limerick City through the provision of three free-to-use electric vehicle charging points outside the store.A study* of shoppers living or working within 2km of Aldi’s planned ‘Project Fresh’ store on Roches Street by leading independent market research agency Behaviour and Attitudes found overwhelming support for Aldi’s plans.87% of shoppers interviewed claimed they are happy to hear Aldi is planning to open a store in the area, with 89% stating they are likely to shop there.91% of shoppers surveyed in Limerick agreed Aldi had chosen a central convenient site on Roches Street, with 92% stating the opening of the store would generate much needed local employment. Nine out of ten (90%) believe the opening of Aldi will mean better value grocery shopping.Commenting, Colin Breslin, Aldi Regional Managing Director said: “We can’t wait to come to Limerick City Centre and bring our amazing prices to even more customers. The demand from shoppers in Limerick for the lowest prices in Irish retail is very clear.”“Our dedicated customers know that we won’t be beaten on price, and we are committed to providing the best value possible to shoppers. Our Swap & Save campaign reminds shoppers about the saving that can be generated by swapping their weekly shop to Aldi.”The new store will be Aldi’s fourth in County Limerick, with existing stores on Childers Road and Dublin Road in Limerick City, and a store in Newcastle West. Each store is part of Aldi’s food waste reduction programme, with Aldi’s Limerick stores having donated over 40,000 meals through FoodCloud to local charities.Each store is also part of Aldi’s Community Grants network, with The Butterfly Club, Barnardos Family Support Service Limerick South and the Irish Cancer Society some of the many local charities that have availed of the €500 bursary grant in recent years. Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live TAGSaldiKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick Post Facebook Linkedin Twitter Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Emailcenter_img Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener Previous article#Photos: Redemptorists Hamper Appeal 2020Next article#Video: Fresh Film & Local Creative Youth Partnership produce music video for Limerick band Bleeding Heart Pigeons Meghann Scully RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash LimerickNewsAldi submits updated planning application for new store on Roches St., LimerickBy Meghann Scully – December 17, 2020 2996 Print Advertisement Roisin Upton excited by “hockey talent coming through” in Limericklast_img

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