Thursday, January 10, 2019
BIGGER NEW ALDI STORE PLANNED FOR BRIGG: DATE REVEALED WHEN COUNCILLORS WILL DECIDE THE APPLICATION
Brigg now has a date when elected councillors will make a decision on plans put forward by Aldi to build a new and bigger than first proposed store in the town.
Considerable public interest is being shown by shoppers living in Brigg and the surrounding area. It is one of the most talked about topics in the town.
The application submitted by the retail giant will be considered by elected councillors serving on North Lincolnshire Council's planning committee on Wednesday, January 16.
The meeting will take place in the Council Chamber at Scunthorpe Civic Centre, off Ashby Road, starting at 2pm, and is open to interested members of the public.
Having been granted permission for a store on Bridge Street back in 2016 but not proceeded with building work, Aldi has now been back to the council with a request to increase the retail floor space by 61 square metres and amend the landscaping scheme.
A detailed report prepared ahead of the meeting by planning staff recommends that the committee grants permission.
The report explains that the application involves a "departure from policy" as part of the site is located outside the settlement boundary for Brigg.
That is the reason why it has been assigned to the planning committee for a decision to be made.
Also on the agenda for January 16 is an application for permission to erect a vehicle port and replacement gates at The Orchards, Barton Road, Wrawby.
PICTURED ABOVE: A notice giving details of the Aldi planning application outside the site of the proposed near store on Bridge Street, Brigg.