Tuesday 27th Sep 2016 - Logistics Manager

Sainsbury’s to move Elstree operations to Northampton

Sainsbury’s is proposing to close its Elstree Depot and move its operations to a new frozen food depot at Northampton.

Supermarket retailer Sainsbury’s moves Elstree operations to NorthamptonThe new site will generate around 500 jobs, and it is looking to redeploy Elstree employees ‘where possible’.

A Sainsbury’s spokesperson said: “We have announced plans to open a new state-of-the-art frozen food depot in Northampton creating up to 500 jobs. As a result we are proposing to close our Elstree depot and move operations to the new, modern facility, subject to consultation. We appreciate this will be a difficult time for colleagues and, where possible, will look to redeploy colleagues into other areas of our business.”