CarneySweeney has secured planning permission for a new Lidl store at the Mayleigh House site in Northampton, with a unanimous committee approval from West Northants Council
Following extensive public consultation Lidl's plans gained strong local support. The store will regenerate a very accessible site; it will improve local choice and create up to 40 FTE new jobs. The development delivers extensive tree planting and wider ecological enhancement on site. Rooftop solar panels will provide up to 25% of the store's electricity requirement. Rapid EV charging points, a sustainable drainage system and building design all deliver sustainable energy measures on site.
In granting permission Councillors were encouraged by Lidl's high quality/low-cost offer, which it was recognised will help locals meet cost-of-living challenges.
”Our proposals for Kettering Road North followed extensive consultation with local stakeholders and it was encouraging to see how positively Councillors responded to the final plans. The team at CarneySweeney have been invaluable in helping to achieve a positive outcome and we look forward to delivering our new energy efficient store, the additional jobs and discount food shopping choice it will create for the local population in the very near future” - Rachel Hargreaves, Head of Property, Lidl.