Mama mia! Pizza chain set to fill empty supermarket unit
Published: 05 Jan 2017 By Molly Mileham-Chappel
A takeaway pizza chain is set to fill a vacant unit at a supermarket in Ashford, delevering with it the potential for new jobs.
Retail giant Tesco has applied to Ashford Borough Council for planning permission to change the use of a vacant unit on Moatfield Meadow in Kingsnorth into a hot food takeaway.
If applications are approved, Domino’s will fill Unit 1, previously housed Prim Dry Cleaners.
The Park Farm store would be the second Domino’s branch in Ashford, the other located on Somerset Road.
Plans to change the building use include the installation of extraction and ventilation equipment and redecorating.
The shop would form part of the Tesco Extra Park Farm complex, which is located near to the large residential housing estate, where agent DPP note there to be sufficient parking on the complex.
The proposed shop operating hours would be from 10am until 2am daily.
Comments to the council on the application close on Sunday, January 22.
Visit planning.ashford.gov.uk for more information and to give your views to the council.