Supermarket plans approved
Northumberland County Council’s planning committee have approved the application submitted by Northumberland Estates and Tesco to build a supermarket on Braid Hill. At the meeting on March 3rd, planners gave the green light for the proposed development of a 30,000 sq ft supermarket with 200-space car park.
41 conditions were applied to the reserved matters application, which include restrictions on building procedures, environmental matters including landscape, lighting and noise levels. There are also restrictions on services offered inside the supermarket; there is to be no pharmacy, no photographic developing and no dry cleaning facility.
Opening hours will be restricted to between 8am and 10pm Mon – Sat, 10am – 4pm on Sundays, with deliveries resticted to between 7am and 9pm Mon – Sat and no more than two deliveries on Sundays and Bank Holidays.