Scores of shoppers line up for opening of new Beeston supermarket

Shoppers queue at the opening of Asda, in Old Lane, Beeston.
Shoppers queue at the opening of Asda, in Old Lane, Beeston.
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Dozens of shoppers have queued outside a new Leeds supermarket as it opened for the first time.

Pupils from nearby St Anthony’s Primary School ceremonially opened the new Asda, in Old Lane, Beeston, in front of a crowd of expectant bargain hunters today.

George Elliott-Sturman, aged seven, of St Anthony's Primary School, cuts the tape to open the new Asda store, in Old Lane, Beeston.

George Elliott-Sturman, aged seven, of St Anthony's Primary School, cuts the tape to open the new Asda store, in Old Lane, Beeston.

The supermarket giant earlier went head-to-head with rivals Tesco to secure the former jam factory site during an 18month planning battle.

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