Business expansion
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Coventry and London
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale In Non-Specialised Stores
47.19 - Other retail sale in non-specialised stores

480 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
31 March 2015
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


The British Supermarket chain Sainsbury's has announced plans to create 480 new jobs at sites in Coventry and London.

300 of these jobs will be located at Ansty Park and Walsgrave in Coventry, as part of a new technology hub. Further 180 jobs will be created in London. The roles are specialist IT support in digital design, coding and development as the supermarket looks to improve its in house capabilities.

It is not known when these positions will be filled, but a spokesperson for the company confirmed that recruitment has already started for designers, developers and testers.


  • 31 March 2015: Coventry Telegraph


Eurofound (2015), Sainsbury's, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 79220, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/79220.