The long awaited Aldi supermarket

At the beginning of the pandemic, Rewe closed one of their supermarkets in Oberursel that was a favourite amongst local residents. Speculation was rife about who would eventually take over the shop, until the newly elected Mayor let the cat out of the bag and named Aldi at the opening ceremony of a nearby restaurant.

Since then, many eyes have been on the progress – or lack of it – inside the store. But now, not only is building work taking place, a poster has gone up naming the planned opening date:

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About Graham

Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Germany as a placement student in 1993, returning in 1995 to live there permanently. He has been writing for since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche and other publications he works as a self-employed IT consultant solving computer problems and designing websites. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.

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