We are opening three new flagship distribution depots in Banbury, Bognor Regis and Widnes
as part of a £56m nationwide investment programme we are making to our manufacturing and distribution capabilities across the UK. The investment programme will ensure we continue to deliver fresh products that meet the nation’s ever-changing tastes.
The opening of the new depots will lay down a solid platform for the future of our business, enhancing our distribution capabilities, enabling us to meet consumer demand, and ensure we can successfully deliver our strategic customer partnerships.
The investment programme will also create 150 new jobs in total, involve no headcount reductions, and see new sites developed in Banbury, Widnes and Bognor Regis, as well as site expansions in Stockton and Burnley.
Ahead of the depots opening, we are recruiting for 54 roles at Banbury, 36 at Bognor Regis, and 27 at Widnes. Roles available include driver positions including non-LGV development drivers, LGV C and LGV CE drivers, as well as a number of warehouse team members. Check out our careers website for more information.
Banbury will be 90,000 sq ft in size, including a warehouse the same size as a premiership football pitch, the site will operate 24/7 allowing us to deliver approx. 200,000 products to stores across the country within 12 hours every day, 364 days per year.
Bognor Regis will be 35,000 sq ft in size, including a warehouse, the site will also operate 24/7 allowing us to deliver approx. 170,000 products to stores across the country within 12 hours every day, 364 days per year.
Finally, Widnes will be 43,000 sq ft in size, including a warehouse, also operating 24/7 to allow us to deliver approx. 215,000 products to stores across the country within 12 hours every day, 364 days per year.
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