Plans have been submitted to Cotswold District Council for a new Aldi supermarket to be built in Cirencester
SHOPPERS in Cirencester will have another supermarket to choose from, if planning permission for a new store is granted.
Aldi, one of the country’s leading low cost supermarkets, is hoping to bring one of its stores to the town in the not-so-distant future.
However, the arrival of the town’s first Aldi could spark a bitter row with Tesco as the new store could be built a stone’s throw away from the large Tesco Extra at Kingsmeadow.
Aldi have put in an application to Cotswold District Council to demolish the old Volkswagen garage on Cricklade Road and put the new store in its place.
The new shop will also impact on Cirencester’s economy by creating 10 full time jobs and 20 part-time positions.
A car park with enough space for 77 cars is also included in the planning application.
To view the plans and to submit a comment, visit www.cotswold.gov.uk. All comments must be submitted by Thursday, November 21.