Tesco fail to deliver store plans again

ANOTHER week has gone by without any sign of grocery giant Tesco giving district council planners the vital details needed to register their application for a new store. In early March St Albans District Council asked the supermarket for details which wer

ANOTHER week has gone by without any sign of grocery giant Tesco giving district council planners the vital details needed to register their application for a new store.

In early March St Albans District Council asked the supermarket for details which were missing from their planning application for the site on the former Eversheds print works in London Road.

These were large-scale store plans and floor plans of the locally-listed houses in London Road where Tesco propose to build a 4,000-square-metre store.

But even though Tesco had suggested they would get the missing details to the council promptly, a spokesperson said that the information had taken longer than expected to put together and maintained that the missing details would not normally be required at such an early stage in an application.


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He said this week: "We are preparing the details that the council have asked us for and they will be with the council very shortly.

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