Thousands apply for 150 jobs at Waitrose Stratford

More than 1,400 people applied for 150 vacancies at the Waitrose supermarket due to open in Westfield Stratford next month.

Branch manager Baz Naik said: “We have been overwhelmed by the volume and calibre of the applications that were submitted in such a short space of time.

The 20,968 square foot supermarket will opewn at Westfield Stratford City on September 13.