German supermarket Aldi to open new stores as it backs the UK - full list of locations

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Aldi has opened its 1,000th UK store

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Sarra Gray

By Sarra Gray


Published: 27/09/2023

- 08:28

Updated: 11/10/2023

- 15:31

Aldi has shared the locations where it wants to open branches across the UK

Aldi opened its 1,000th UK store and has plans to open a further 500 in the country.

The retailer is backing Britain with a plan to have a store "close to everyone in the UK".


The German supermarket will open a new store in Slough within weeks, on October 12.

Doncaster will get a new location even sooner with a brand new store opening doors on October 5.

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Stores will open across the UK

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Where Aldi is looking to open stores

London – Kensington and Hackney

South West – Penzance and Bath

South East – Maidenhead and Worthing

North West – Warrington and Bramhall

North East – Newcastle Upon Tyne and South Shields

East Midlands – Nottingham and Derby

West Midlands – Birmingham and Warwick

East of England – Cambridge and Brentwood

Yorkshire and the Humber – Harrogate and York

Wales – Cardiff and Chepstow

Scotland – Clarkston and Cathcart

Communications director at Aldi UK Richard Thornton said: “We want to make our great value groceries accessible to all, and to do that we need more stores, particularly in towns and areas that don’t have an Aldi already.

“The areas we’ve identified in our latest list are places where there is demand for stores and we are committed to continue investing until we can bring our quality products and unbeatable prices to as many people as possible.”

This comes as Aldi has made a number of changes in its stores, updating packaging and making moves to become more sustainable.

It has removed single use cutlery from its food to go area and its updated stores with more loose fruits and vegetables to cut back on packaging.

Aldi store

It is looking for locations in all parts of the country

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It is also trialling sensory-friendly shopping hours until the end of October to give a quieter shopping experience at certain times.

Discount retailer Lidl has also made moves to show its investment in the UK.

It has closed a few stores this year but plans to open hundreds more.

Lidl has shared goals to have more than 1,100 stores across the country.

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