Campaigning to curb supermarket power

Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

Lidl  plans to build a store on the former Co-op building on Chain Lane.  However some residents of the Paddock, whose homes currently face the car park of the site, fear the impact of the plans is not being recognised. 

North Yorkshire
United Kingdom
54° 0' 39.6792" N, 1° 28' 15.672" W
North Yorkshire GB

Campaign Updates
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

27 September 2017
Lidl plans approved

Lidl has been the subject of applications by the company since 2015 when the Co-Op closed it's doors in November that year.

26 July 2017
Planning committee defer decision on Lidl plans

Councillors raised concerns that not enough had been done to address previously raised issues. Chief among those was a disagreement over how high land could be raised on the site, despite planning documents stating this could be an average of 1.5 metres.