Asda and B battle massive new Home Bargains in Speke Get daily updates directly to your inbox+ SubscribeThank you for subscribing!Home Bargains owner TJ Morris wants to pull down empty buildings on the former Rayware site in Speke Boulevard and replace them with a new retail and leisure development.
It would include a "standalone flagship" Home Bargains store with a garden centre, with other retail, leisure and industrial units.Home Bargains or Home and Bargain or Home Bargain? How do you say it?TJ Morris says the scheme would bring new life to an eyesore site and could create 100 new full and part time jobs.But both Asda and fellow Liverpool discount chain B say they are opposed to the plans as they could damage nearby shops and shopping centres.TJ Morris wants to build a flagship Home Bargains store as part of a retail/lesiure development on the former Rayware site at Speke Boulevard/Evans Road, LiverpoolSpeke headquartered B says the TJ Morris scheme would hurt Hunts Cross Shopping Park where there is a B store and the shopping centres of Speke and Garston. It also says there is other land coach outlet atlanta ballet nearby that could be used for such stores and says the Rayware site is earmarked for employment land rather than retail use.Supermarket giant Asda, which has a store at Hunts Cross Shopping Centre just under a mile away, also says the development could harm nearby retail centres.It said: "The cheap coach purses outlet forecasts are unrealistic given the similarities in retail offer between the proposals and Speke District Centre, Hunts Cross Shopping Park and the close proximity of the proposals."Home Bargains at 40: The story behind a Merseyside retail phenomenonCllr Mirna Juarez has also spoken out against the plans, saying they would increase traffic in and around busy Speke Boulevard and could hurt other local businesses.She said: "The increase in the amount of traffic would further worsen the already poor air quality in the area around Speke Boulevard, creating a serious health risk to local residents, particularly vulnerable children and the elderly."Several neighbours have also objected, though the council also received three letters in support of the scheme.The planning application is in two parts. The first is for full planning permission for the Home Bargains, plus a second retail store and a restaurant that would replace Booth House in Evans Road. TJ Morris also coach outlet purses satchels wants outline planning permission to build industrial units on other parts of the site.Asda and B Bargains are battling a bid by rival Home Bargains to open a flagship store in LiverpoolThe council's interim head of planning has recommended that councillors approve the scheme at next Tuesday's planning committee meeting.
The report to councillors says: "A thorough assessment of the application has identified that the development involves the introduction of retail floor space in an out of centre location that would have some impact (albeit not significant impact) upon established centres and in addition, would involve the loss of employment land.What happened to all the Woolworths? Pictures reveal the fate of former stores around Merseyside"The application site has been vacant for some time and any development that improved its overall condition and attracted employment would be coach outlet coupons november 2016 positive for the local area.".
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