Aldi store public exhibition in Louth

Aldi display
Aldi display

“It would be wonderful.”

“It’s not a threat to the butchers, greengrocers or anything.”

“It would be good to get rid of the eyesore.”

These were some of the comments from the public at the exhibition of Aldi’s plans to build a store in Louth.

There were people waiting outside to get in yesterday (Tuesday) when Aldi opened the display at the Salvation Army Hall in Church Street.

The supermarket giant wants to knock down the Malt Kiln in Newbridge Hill and build a store.

If planning application is approved Aldi wants to open the store by the end of 2014. It would create 40 jobs.

Aldi Property Director Mark Taylor said the company had taken expert advice about knocking down the Malt Kiln.

He did not say how much the quotes have been to demolish the Malt Kiln but said the knocking down of the maltings and building of a new store would be a £multi million scheme.

Elenid Matthews and Robert Pearce are pictured looking at plans with Aldi Property Director Mark Taylor.

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