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Eastway retail park moves a step closer to construction

Posted on - 15th June, 2018 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Business, Fulwood, Greyfriars, Preston News, Redevelopment, Sharoe Green
The Eastway development would include a number of retailers and a gym
The Eastway development would include a number of retailers and a gym

The next stage in the building of an Aldi and a mini retail park in Fulwood has moved closer.

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Councillors voted in favour of empty land off Oliver’s Place and Eastway being built on.

Cassidy + Ashton had presented a reserved matters planning application for the site near the former Broughton Printers building.

Alongside a 329-space car park a total of eight retail units are due to be created, with an Aldi supermarket understood to be anchoring the scheme.

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No objections were received to the scheme.

The land off Oliver's Place and Eastway earmarked for development
The land off Oliver’s Place and Eastway earmarked for development

Director of Cassidy + Ashton Alban Cassidy said: “The scheme is due to commence on site in late summer of this year.

“It has been some years in delivery but we are now excited to be taking this development forward which will provide a much needed facility for the existing and emerging communities of north east Preston.”

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It’s known the plans include a gym and a number of drive-in food outlets.

What do you think of the development off Eastway? Let us know your views in the comments below

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