THE doors of a new Glasgow Aldi store were opened today.

A total of 29 people have been hired as staff members at the Parkhead shop. 

Safety measures that are currently in place include sanitisation stations on entry, Perspex screens at tills and social distancing reminders in store, as well as a traffic light system to control the number of people going in and out of the store.

Thomas Gallagher, store manager, said: “It’s been a wonderful morning here at the opening of Aldi Parkhead.

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“It was lovely to welcome our new customers into store and I look forward to meeting more of the community in the coming weeks.

“I’d also like to thank our customers for following the social distancing guidelines we have in place to ensure the health and safety of both our customers and colleagues.”

The new store is located at 929 Gallowgate, Parkhead, G31 4BW and will be open 8am-10pm Monday to Saturday and 9am-8pm on Sundays.