Olympian to open new Aldi store in Letchworth

PUBLISHED: 06:58 24 September 2019

The new store on Avenue One will be the first Aldi in Letchworth.  Picture: Shaun Fellows/Shine Pix

The new store on Avenue One will be the first Aldi in Letchworth. Picture: Shaun Fellows/Shine Pix

www.shinepix.co.uk / SHINEPIX LTD

A new Aldi store in Letchworth is set to be opened by Olympic bobsleigh star Joel Fearon.

The store, which will open in Avenue One on Thursday, stands at 1,254 square metres of retail space, and will bring job opportunities to the garden city.

Store manager Manbir Singh said: "We can't wait to open the doors to the new store in Letchworth.

You may also want to watch:

"It is set to be a special day, and having Olympic hero Joel Fearon join us will make it a morning to remember."

Fearon was part of the four-man bobsleigh team which finished fifth at the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014.

Aldi have a long-standing partnership with Team GB which includes the initiative Kit for Schools, a campaign offering 20 schools across the UK a chance to win £20,000 to invest in sports equipment.

Aldi Letchworth is also encouraging the use of Neighbourly - a community engagement platform that links businesses to local charities and foodbanks.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Comet. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the The Comet