South Ruislip suffered from 'logjammed' traffic as a new supermarket opened its doors.
A new Aldi store was officially opened with a special ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday (April 28) morning at 8am.
The Victoria Road store is the supermarket chain's latest Greater London store as part of Aldi’s continued expansion across London, and offers customers 'greater shopping choice and convenience'.
But drivers and residents are being warned of delays to their journeys thanks to shoppers keen to try out the new store.
Nearby resident, Ken Hawkins, said: “ Traffic is logjammed in both directions in Victoria Road as traffic tries to enter and exit the site.”
The new store arrives ahead a £25.8 million development in South Ruislip, including an Asda supermarket and cinema complex.
Shoppers now benefit from 1,500 product lines at the store, including a range of fresh produce plus a wide range of weekly ‘Specialbuys'.
‘Specialbuys’ occur every Thursday and Sunday and offer customers a range of products from gardening products to electrical items.
Chris Peters, Aldi Store Manager, said: “The team and I really enjoyed meeting our customers, and we hope to welcome more into the store in the coming months.
“The opening week ‘SpecialBuys’ seemed to go down very well, and we hope our first customers enjoyed shopping with us today.”
Opening week ‘Specialbuys’ include: Girls and Boys Bikes (was £79.99, now £39.99), Sonic Cleaners (was £79.99, now £39.99), Steam Generator Iron Sets (was £59.99, now £39.99), and DAB Alarm Clock Radios (was £17.99, now £8.99).
The store has created over 35 jobs for the local community, and Aldi is still looking to fill a number of vacancies including Assistant Store Managers, Store Assistants and Caretakers. For more information about a career at Aldi, visit their website.