Lidl Ireland has announced the commencement of construction at their new site on Slievenamon Road, Thurles which will, when complete, replace the existing Thurles store on Abbey Road.
According to Lidl the new site sits just one mile from the retailer’s current store.
The project will see 'an investment of €10 million into the local area as well as the creation of 10 permanent new jobs once the store opens,' the discounter said.
Paul Downey, regional property executive, Lidl Ireland said that the group is, "eager to support the local community with significant investment and job creation."
Lidl confirmed that Monami Construction has been awarded the contract and following the installation of COVID-19 protective measures, have started construction on the new location this week.
The planned store will incorporate a range of sustainability features including an ISO 50001 certified Energy Management System, electric vehicle charger spaces and a solar panel system, it added.
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