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Lidl Ireland To Extend Its Regional Distribution Centre In Westmeath

The extension will include cold rooms, and will meet a quarter of its energy needs through solar power. 

Lidl Ireland's extended regional distribution centre at Mullingar is set to be one of the largest buildings in the country. 

The €75m investment will bring 1,200 construction jobs and will see the completed Robinstown site grow to around 62,000 square metres or the equivalent of eight GAA pitches.

The extension will include cold rooms, and will meet a quarter of its energy needs through solar power. 

Longford-Westmeath Fine Gael TD and Junior Housing Minister Peter Burke has visited the project:

50 new jobs will be created in Mullingar when the extension is completed.

It's be opened on a phased basis as its completed.

It's expected to be fully operational by spring 2023.

Mullingar's Kevin Duffy is Director of Property, Construction and Central Services for Lidl - he says sustainability is a big part of the project:

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