Business expansion
United Kingdom
Wales; East Wales; Flintshire and Wrexham
Location of affected unit(s)
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale In Non-Specialised Stores
47.11 - Retail sale in non-specialised stores with food, beverages or tobacco predominating

240 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
20 June 2018
Employment effect (start)
20 June 2018
Foreseen end date


Iceland Foods, the UK-based supermarket chain specialising in frozen and chilled food, has announced that it will create 240 new jobs by the end of 2018, as it expands its depot in Deeside, North Wales. The new roles will be in frozen food distribution. Iceland’s Merchandising and Format Development Director said that the company is expanding its depot and turning it into a regional distribution centre that will serve Iceland shops in the area. Iceland Foods Ltd. has 905 shops and employs over 23,000 staff across the UK. It is one of the largest employers in North Wales.

In 2017, the frozen food retailer, Iceland Foods, has announced the creation of 100 jobs in Deeside, North Wales.


  • 20 June 2018: BBC News
  • 20 June 2018: Daily Post
  • 21 June 2018: Greenock telegraph


Eurofound (2018), Iceland Foods, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 94563, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/94563.