Leicestershire door manufacturer wins substantial contract

Lidl, the supermarket giant, has chosen Hörmann, the Leicestershire-based door manufacturer to supply doors for their new regional distribution centre in Avonmouth.

Hörmann, which is based in Coalville will begin work at the site in August with the project is due to be completed in Spring 2018. The new 600,000 sq ft warehouse will be double the size of the existing warehouse in Weston-super-Mare and is the fourth new Lidl warehouse to be announced in the last year.

TSL Projects, the main contractor, awarded the loading bay contract to Hörmann. A TSL spokesperson said: “Hörmann did an amazing job at Lidl Wednesbury. They 100% backed up everything that was promised at the tender stage and were ranked in the top two sub-contractors on site. We truly consider them as a subcontract partner.”

Hörmann’s UK projects director, Tom Langley, said: “As loading bay specialists, we fully understand the requirements of large warehouses and distribution centres. Our products are ideal for this type of project because they’re not only renowned for their quality and reliability but they also provide unrivalled safety and efficiency.”