Sainsbury's applied for permission to install new plant equipment, make shop front alterations, and install a new ATM facility at the premises where it wants to open an Express store. It also applied for permission to offer car-parking provision and for a change of use at the two-storey premises, previously occupied by A1 Road and Torque Tools as well. Planning officers recommended approval... Read More
Hundreds of people signed a local traders’ petition opposing plans by Tesco to open an Express store at the Castle Oak pub. The local traders and residents were concerned that the arrival of the new store will drive many of the local shops to close and bring an end to the shopping area in the Murch.