Showing posts from August, 2016

New Lidl Store Coming On in Francis Street

This new picture taken today shows the Lidl store in Francis Street, Luton, undergoing construction.
In 2015, Lidl decided  to knock down and rebuild its existing store on the same site.  
The old store had a sales space of 1,200 square metres, but the new one will have 1,424 square metres with another 1,000 square meters of non-sales space, as well as 1st floor welfare facilities.
Parking spaces on the site will only be marginally reduced, down from 121 to 111, plus 4 disability spaces (same as before) and 9 cycle spaces (same as before). 
The old pedestrian access to Gas Works Path will be closed up, necessitating customers to use the pedestrian route via Francis Street. This may be seen as an inconvenience to customers who might want to walk to Sainsburys for products the discount store does not stock. A new trucks-only entrance is to be made in Gas Works Path.
Lidl is well established in the UK with the Company operating in excess of 600 stores from sites and premises both within and o…

The Seventh Annual Luton & Bedfordshire Community Awards

The Luton and Bedfordshire Community Awards is now embarking upon its seventh successful year, and for businesses and organisations like yours, this presents an opportunity not just to support the awards, but to see tangible benefits from your involvement. the awards are supported annually by leading local decision makers, businesses and public sector bodies. Previous sponsors are agreed that their profile has been raised; in a tough economic climate increased customer awareness through the awards has led to increased business.

"Not only was the food, company and entertainment excellent but the donation to Keech Hospice Care of £ 10,000 was astounding."

"Entertainment and catering was brilliant."

"The ticket allocations sell out immediately. You get top companies to sponsor you. You raise huge sums for good causes."

"Having attended many a London awards do in my time, and some international ones, your event was certainly on a par wi…
Luton local news and events for the town of Luton, Bedfordshire, UK. Editor Alan Winter.