31 December 2019 08:38
Sign up to FREE daily email alerts from mirror - money Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Lidl is already renowned for its bargains, so it's hardly surprising that shoppers all across the country will be heading off to the budget supermarket to stock up on supplies before the New Year. And despite New Year's Day being a Bank Holiday in Britain, there's no obligation for supermarkets to give their employees the day off. However, popular German stores Lidl and Aldi have kindly decided to treat their hard-working staff to a day off on New Year's Day, to celebrate the new decade in style. While the supermarket will be open on New Year's Eve, most branches will operate reduced hours compared to normal. (Image: Universal Images Group via Getty) We've got a list of Lidl's New Year's opening times below, although you can also check the Lidl website for the specifics of your local.
If you are planning to hit the store over the festive season these are the top 17 tips and tricks you should know first. Lidl New Year 2019/2020 opening times 30 December - Normal opening hours. - Normal opening hours. 31 December (New Year's Eve) - All Lidl stores outside the M25 will be open 8am to 6pm. - All Lidl stores outside the M25 will be open 8am to 6pm. For those inside London, opening hours will be 8am to 8pm. 1 December 2020 (New Year's Day) - Lidl stores will be closed. - Lidl stores will be closed. 2 December - Normal opening hours resume. In 2019 the chain has gone from strength to strength, pledging to open 60 new stores to expand it's business in the UK. The £1.45billion expansion programme is set to be rolled out over the next two years, with a £15billion investment in British food suppliers. Speaking about the move, Ryan McDonnell, chief commercial officer at Lidl GB, said: "As our business continues to grow, it's vital that our suppliers remain at the heart of our growth plans, and that is why we are committing to investing at least £15 billion over the next five years."