Retailer pledges hundreds of new jobs at distribution hub

Home Bargains said it has applied for planning permission for the site in Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire.

Retailer Home Bargains pledges hundreds of new jobs at distribution hub in Cumbernauld STV News

A retailer has vowed to bring hundreds of new jobs to North Lanarkshire.

Home Bargains said it wanted to build a distribution hub and offices at Castlecary, Cumbernauld.

The firm has applied for planning application to develop on the 7.8-hectare site.

Home Bargains has around 600 stores across the UK, and plans to soon employ more than 40,000 staff.

A spokesperson for Home Bargains said: “We are hugely excited about the potential for our plans for Castlecary.

“This site is ideal for several reasons – access for our distribution hub, positive use of a brownfield site, and most importantly the skills and talents of local people. 

“Our plan to invest in a new distribution hub in Scotland show our long-term commitment to continuing our growth.”