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Plans to turn former Fulwood car garage into SPAR store up for approval

Posted on - 4th August, 2021 - 8:00am | Author - | Posted in - Fulwood, Housing, Politics, Preston Council, Preston News, Redevelopment, Sharoe Green
Sharoe Green car garage to be turned into convenience store. Pic: Google
Sharoe Green car garage to be turned into convenience store. Pic: Google

A planning application to turn Sharoe Green car garage into a Spar store is due to be approved this week.

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The plans include the demolition of the existing building and a new two-story store being built.

The decision will be made by the planning committee on Thursday 5 August subject to conditions including the retail unit shall not exceed 753sqm and the noise level for the development shall not exceed ten decibels.

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30 new jobs will also be created as a result of the development, by the Spar group, as well as retaining ten existing jobs.

Original plans stated that the convenience store will be open from 6am-11pm seven days a week but new conditions state the hours of opening will be limited to Monday to Friday 6:30am-10pm, Saturday 7am-10pm hours, Sunday 8am-10pm hours.

There will be 13 new car parking spaces, two cycle spaces and two disability spaces.

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