Tesco are closing the following distribution centres:
- Weybridge in Surrey which employs approximately 650 staff
- Harlow in Essex which employs approximately 800 staff
- Chesterfield in Derbyshire which employs approximately 400 staff
In addition Magor, in Monmouthshire, will reduce by approximately 150 staff and Welham Green, in Hertfordshire, by 70.
Tesco said staff would be offered alternative roles at other Tesco sites, including two new distribution centres at Reading and Dagenham where approximately 2,000 jobs will be created.
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