Aldi has announced that it will be opening 100 stores in the UK over the next two years, with plans for a number of new locations in and around Glasgow.

The supermarket giants are currently searching for sites that are big enough to accommodate a 20,000sq ft shop as well as parking spaces.

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In the city’s Southside, stores will be opened in Cathcart and Darnley.

Maryhill and Port Dundas/Springburn have been chosen for the North of Glasgow.

Just further out of the city, Bishopbriggs, Tannochside/Uddingston can look forward to a new choice of supermarket.

Finally, Dumbarton in West Dunbartonshire and Clarkston in East Renfrewshire have made the list, perfect if you like to take a drive for your weekly shop.

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Richard Thornton, Communications Director at Aldi UK, said: “Looking ahead, we are excited to provide millions of new customers with access to Aldi’s award-winning quality and unbeatable value as we create even more places and more ways to shop with us.”

Aldi has pledged to invest £1.3 billion by 2023 to grow its real estate with plans to open on average one new store per week.