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Lidl confirms £32m Belfast investment plan to open five new stores

Christian Fernsby |
Lidl has said its plans to open five modern supermarkets in Belfast over the next two years will represent an investment of £32 million, creating 100 new permanent jobs.

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The five stores, include new outlets on the Boucher Road in south Belfast, Hillview Retail Park in the north of the city, and at Holywood Exchange retail park close to the north's only Ikea store.

Two existing stores on the Castlereagh Road and Shore Road, will be replaced. They are all expected to be open by the end of 2022.

All five projects, which have been previously reported, will be built around the new ‘concept' model developed by Lidl.

The supermarket chain said it will support up to 1,000 jobs through the development and build phases.

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