NJL Consulting is pleased to announce that it has obtained planning permission on behalf of JB Global for a mezzanine floor in the Oak Furniture Land store at Metro Retail Park, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear. The mezzanine floor will increase the trading area of the store by 840 sq.m, which is an increase of 40%, to create a store with a sales area of over 2,000 sq.m.
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NJL Consulting have submitted 6 planning applications at various Oak Furniture Land stores across the UK on behalf of JB Global to facilitate the expansion of the existing stores. The company is seeking to increase their store presence by building on online sales with a large store portfolio to compliment the online offer.
The rising number of local convenience stores - ‘C-stores' - operated by UK grocery chains is seen as a reflection of changing shopping patterns, as people move more towards shopping ‘little and often'. With these ‘mini-supermarkets' set to sustain even stronger growth, we take a closer look at the planning dimensions of achieving this growth, and identify opportunities arising for retailers and developers to work together more closely to deliver these smaller format stores in new mixed-use and neighbourhood developments.
NJL Consulting have submitted a full planning application to Wigan Council, on behalf of CityHeart Ltd, for the development of a convenience foodstore at Mesnes Road, Wigan.
The site is brownfield and previously contained a petrol filling station which was demolished in July 2008. The site is now vacant and is in poor condition, breaking up the building line and attracting fly tipping. The proposed development will enable the site to be brought back into productive economic use while complementing the existing retail offer within the Swinley Local Centre.
It's coming up to two years since the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was introduced. Now that the proverbial dust has settled on this much-welcomed guidance and a number of appeal decisions are in, we thought it'd be a great time to review how effective its sequential test in retail planning has been thus far.