Edinburgh Asda workers hit milestone

STAFF from Asda at The Jewel celebrated a collective 4500 years of service with the company.

Saturday, 27th August 2016, 3:41 pm
Updated Saturday, 27th August 2016, 4:49 pm
Asda Edinburgh colleagues have 4,500 years experience with the company . Picture; Ian Georgeson

Gordon Shaw, from the produce department, is marking almost 40 years with the supermarket giant. He even met his partner, Marion, at the store during an Asda social night out. They have been together for the last 26 years.

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Another long-serving employee who found love at Asda is Martin Wilkie, who works in the warehouse. Martin and his fiancée, Jeannie Kerr, previously a customer service manager, met 25 years ago. Martin has been with Asda for 33 years.

Celebrating 21 years at Asda is Irene Will, who works in the cash office. Irene recently celebrated her 60th birthday with colleagues and is set to retire soon.