Morrisons Supermarkets has applied for planning permission for a large supermarket and other shops and offices just off Five Ways, Edgbaston……
WM Morrison Supermarkets Plc & Calthorpe Estates have applied on 26 January to “provide new 4,726 sqm (gross) food store, 5 additional retail units (Use Classes A1 – A5) and Class B1 offices with associated parking and works to the highway/public realm”.
This would be situated on the Hagley Road/Harborne Road coincident triangle leading from the West, and is where the former Edgbaston Shopping Centre Edgbaston stood (now demolished and a temporary car park). See blue place marker in map below.
The supermarket would be sized 4,726 sqm (gross) plus 5 additional retail units and offices with associated parking and works to the highway/public realm .
This a LARGE supermarket considering the average size of Tesco’s main Superstores is 2,786 sqm.
This was registered by the Planning Dept on 4 March although submitted on 26 January? The end of the Statuary Consultation period is 2 June 2010.
The planning application reference is 2010/00394/PA and you can add your comments using a link from it. The link to the View Related Documents gives the details of the application. This currently does not work, giving a Server Error. I am in touch with the planning office to correct this and the link should work in a few days.
Please add comments below on your views on the desirability of this development.