Aldi has today opened its Norris Green Local Centre, a retail development on a three-acre site in Lorenzo Drive which includes an 18,700 sq ft Aldi food store, regional training centre and four smaller retail units.
The new store and Aldi Academy at the former Sayer’s Bakery site was opened by the Deputy Mayor of Liverpool Cllr Roz Gladden at a ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning.
The smaller retail units, which range from 6,000 sq ft to 1,350 sq ft, have been let to Subway, The Vet, Penny Cards, and Robert Sealey shoe shop.
According to Aldi, the training centre is its first purpose-built facility and will support Aldi’s central recruitment academy. It will provide training for up to 100 staff and apprentices each year for the Liverpool and Merseyside areas.
The architect on the scheme is the Harris Partnership and Cameron Rose Associates is the transport consultant. Lamb & Swift are the agents. JLL advised on planning and Remarkable Engagement on political engagement and consultation.