Lidl sets sights on Axminster

11:56 28 August 2014

Will Lidl be coming to Axminster soon?

Will Lidl be coming to Axminster soon?


Discount supermarket chain confirms its interest in coming to the town

Discount supermarket chain Lidl has confirmed its hopes of opening in Axminster.

But a spokesman for the German-owned company has denied growing rumours that it has already acquired a site near to the town’s carpets factory.

Asked about the reports company spokeswoman

Nicole Benford told The Midweek Herald: “I can confirm that there are no plans for Carpet Factory site. I can however confirm that Axminster is still an area of interest for Lidl.”


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