Plans for brand spanking new store in Pageant Park property in Easton

9:06 AM August 20, 2022

Up to date:
12:01 PM August 23, 2022

A village may have a brand new store after a housing big has bid to construct a enterprise enterprise on a big property close to the Norfolk Showground.

Persimmon Houses Anglia has utilized to South Norfolk Council to construct a brand new retail store off Dereham Street in Easton as a part of its Pageant Park growth.

The district council granted define planning permission for the 780-home property in 2016 and in addition to a retail retailer, the event would function an extension to St Peter’s Major Faculty within the village, a brand new village corridor, the relocation and elevated capability of the allotments and infrastructure together with public open area.

Some of the walls of new homes being built on the Festival Park site being developed off Dereham Roa

Among the partitions of latest houses being constructed on the Pageant Park web site being developed off Dereham Street in Easton by Persimmon Houses Anglia

– Credit score: Peter Milliken

A planning doc written for Persimmon Houses Anglia mentioned: “We perceive from the developer that the entry to the retail web site is most probably to be supplied by the primary quarter of 2027. 

“This will appear a while off, nevertheless, the marketing campaign to market the location and establish a purchaser will take time.”

Peter Milliken, vice-chairman of Easton Parish Council, mentioned: “We’re pleased with the proposal.

“We’re very a lot wanting ahead to some form of retail enterprise being delivered to the village the place individuals can stroll or cycle.

“We hope for a Co-op or a Tesco.”

He added the village, which has 620 houses and 1,300 individuals, used to have a store nevertheless it shut after the Sainsbury’s grocery store opened in Longwater Retail Park off William Frost Approach in Costessey in 1997.

Easton Parish Council chairman Peter Milliken.

Vice-chairman of Easton Parish Council, Peter Milliken
– Credit score: Denise Bradley

Mr Milliken, 58, who has lived within the village for over 30 years, added Easton had a fish and chip store and submit workplace.

The parish council has already submitted plans to the district council to construct and run a £1.2m group centre, which is a part of the Pageant Park growth.

If authorised, the brand new store can be off Marlingford Street.

Mr Milliken added the brand new store is also a possible GP surgical procedure or dentist, if it couldn’t be bought to a retailer, and mentioned there was loads of demand for these well being companies.

Persimmon Houses Anglia was approached for remark relating to the appliance.

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