The UK's largest bakery brand, Warburtons, is opening its new flagship distribution depot in Banbury creating 150 new jobs.

The bakery is actively recruiting for a range of roles for its opening on July 12.

At 90,000 sq ft in size, including a warehouse the same size as a premiership football pitch, the site will be able to deliver approximately 200,000 products to stores across the country within 12 hours every day.

Warburtons is recruiting for 54 roles to help it develop a team of 150. Roles available include driver positions including non-LGV development drivers, LGV C and LGV CE drivers, as well as a number of warehouse team members.

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The Banbury depot will be the first distribution site to open as part of a £56m nationwide investment programme Warburtons is making in its manufacturing and distribution capabilities across the UK.

The bakery hopes that the opening of the Banbury depot will lay down a solid platform for the future of Warburtons and enable it to meet consumer demand.

Warburtons is a fifth-generation family business and is headquartered in Bolton. The company has a network of 11 bakeries and 18 depots across the UK that give it unparalleled nationwide distribution capability and allows for the delivery of fresh bakery up and down the country.

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