ALDI stores across Ayrshire will be closed on Monday, September 19 due to Queen Elizabeth II's funeral taking place.

The Queen died on Thursday, bring to an end her time as Britain's longest-ever monarch.

King Charles confirmed that the day of The Queen's funeral would be a bank holiday.

Aldi confirmed that all stores in the UK will be closed for the full day.

In a social media statement, a store representative said: "As a mark of respect, all Aldi stores across the UK will close on Monday 19th September to allow out store colleagues to pay tribute to Her Majesty The Queen."