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Sainsbury’s opens new Aberdeen store

Following the latest opening, Sainsbury’s now operates over 130 stores in Scotland, with over 9,000 employees

Sainsbury’s has opened the doors of its new store in Aberdeen.

The new 2,503 sq. ft Sainsbury’s Local is now open from 7am-11pm, seven days a week, and is located next to where the new Countesswells Primary School will be situated. 

The store will also feature a self-service Costa coffee machine, as well as a Sainsbury’s Bank ATM, with 22 employees attached to the store. 

Following the latest opening, Sainsbury’s now operates over 130 stores in Scotland, with over 9,000 employees. 

Patrick Dunne, Sainsbury’s property director, said: “I’m delighted that Sainsbury’s is the first retailer to become part of the exciting new community in Countesswells. 

“Our passion for great quality food, convenience, value and excellent service makes us a natural fit for the town and we’re very pleased to be welcoming our new Local into Sainsbury’s long established Scottish estate.”

Annette Henderson, Sainsbury’s Aberdeen Countesswells local store manager, said: “The store looks fantastic and we’re sure customers will love the product ranges on offer. My team has worked hard to get the store ready and we’re now really looking forward to welcoming and serving the people of Countesswells.”

Alex Goodfellow, director of Countesswells Development Limited, added: “Sainsbury’s arrival in Countesswells marks another key milestone in our commitment to delivering a highly attractive community that combines the best of modern living with a tranquil, rural setting. 

“This investment in the new community supports local jobs and provides a much-needed local supermarket, which we know will be welcomed by residents.”

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