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Sainsbury’s reveal plans to open new supermarket in Colwick during summer of 2021

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Sainsbury’s have revealed they have amended plans for a supermarket in Colwick and plan to open the new store during the summer of 2021.

Amended plans for the new supermarket, which would be based on land south of Colwick Loop Road, show changes to the frontage, with additional glazing, and also proposals to house an Argos store.

The supermarket wrote to ‘key stakeholders’ in the village to notify them of the plans.

They also revealed in the letter that they plan to open the store in the summer of 2021.

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Planning permission was originally granted back in 2014.

In the letter a spokesman for Sainsbury’s wrote: “We have been reviewing our plans for Colwick to ensure that we can provide the best possible offer for the village.

PICTURED: Colwick Loop Road. Image from Google

We are pleased to advise that we are now looking to move forward with slightly amended plans for this significant investment in Colwick, supporting economic growth at Colwick Industrial Estate, providing new jobs supported by training in a wide variety of roles; and, providing a convenient shopping location for local residents.

“We have therefore applied to Gedling Borough Council in order to make minor material amendments to the existing planning application, through a Section 73 application. The amendments seek to modernise the store frontage to include additional glazing; amend the back of house area and service yard to meet the latest requirements; and, deliver a new Argos store within the supermarket.

It added: “Subject to planning permission, we hope to begin construction works next year and open the store in summer 2021.

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The supermarket giant reveled that work on site maintanance will begin shortly, with vegetation clearance taking place on-site ‘in the near future.’

A spokesman added: “We hope that this update is helpful and look forward to progressing with our revised plans to invest in Colwick.”

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