PLANS: An artistic impression of the new Starbucks being proposed for Victoria Retail Park (PICTURE: ELG)

A popular restaurant and also coffee shop chain could be the latest additions to Victoria Retail Park in Netherfield.

Plans for a Nando’s and a Starbucks drive-thru were recently submitted were recently submitted to Gedling Borough Council.

They show the chains are planning to construct a restaurant and a drive-thru on land currently used for car parking by customers at Morrisons.

PICTURED: Designs for the new units

The application proposals “involve the redevelopment of the northern extent of the existing Morrisons car park to provide a Starbucks drive thru’ coffee outlet (Use Class A1 / A3) and Nando’s restaurant (Use Class A3) with associated drive thru’ lane, car parking, refuse stores, hard and soft landscaping and associated works.”

Plans state the drive thru’ unit will be sited towards the western boundary of the site and will have a total GFA of 167 sq.m. A drive thru’ lane will be provided around the building and the whole development will be served by a total of 23 dedicated parking spaces, including disabled and parent and child bays to be provided to the front of the proposed units

It says the development will create a significant number of jobs in the area.

The document states “The proposed uses will generate a significant number of job opportunities for local people across both full and part-time roles and the economic and employment benefits of the proposals should be afforded significant weight in the assessment of the proposals.”

You can find the plans HERE

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  1. How many more businesses do they want to put on an already very busy area making it even worse . Getting on and off the current site is bad enough let alone adding more traffic to an already heavily congested junction/area.


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