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Application Form to Torbay Council



Link to original document on Torbay Council website


The application form submitted by Lidl Great Britain Limited describes the proposal thus:

"Development of a Class E retail foodstore with associated parking, landscaping and access works including new junction on A380 Kings Ash Road."

on a 1.8 hectare site.

The building walls to be "White and grey cladding panels and grey decorative plinth".

The roof to be: "Composite roof cladding Grey".

The windows and doors to be: "Powder coated aluminium Blue"

Access to Kings Ash Road will require a new road for vehicles and dedicated access for pedestrians. Additionally, the new access road will be extended farther into the site (for access to future housing adjacent to the new store).

In terms of car parking:

Cars: 145 spaces

Disability spaces: 6

Cycle spaces: 22

Other Electric Vehicle charging bays: 2

Other parent & Child: 9

Lidl answer 'yes' to the following question: "Are there trees or hedges on land adjacent to the proposed development site that could influence the development or might be important as part of the local landscape character?". Therefore they have had to provide a Tree Survey.

Lidl state that the site is not in an area of flood risk, and will not increase the risk of flood risk elsewhere. They state that a "sustainable drainage system" will be included.

Lidl acknowledge that there are "protected and priority" species and "important habitats" on the development site.

The site will be connected to the main sewerage system.

Internal floorspace will be 2,175 square metres.

In terms of employment opportunities: 15 full-time, and 35 part-time.

The store will open from 07:00 to 22:00  Mondays to Saturdays, and 10:00 to 16:00 Sundays and public holidays.


Last Updated: Saturday 18 December 2021