Plans submitted to Rushcliffe Borough Council are for land off the Wheatcroft island.
The application is for:
Erection of two drive thrus (A1,A3,A5 and A3,A5), Day Nursery (D1) and Retail Terrace for uses A1, A3, A5, D1 with associated car parking and infrastructure.
The location for the plans is on land just off the ‘Wheatcroft’ island on the A52.
The development proposes the following uses and occupiers:
- Mcdonald’s Restaurant with Drive Thru (A3,A5) – 517m2
- Costa Drive Thru (A1,A3,A5)– 207m2
- Pets Corner (A1) – 223m2
- Greggs (A1) – 112m2
- Day Nursery (D1) – 474m2
- Unlet unit – 112m2
In the planning statement Pegasus Group on behalf of Henry Davidson Developments said:
‘The application site is located to the south of Landmere Lane, Edwalton and extends to approximately 0.7 hectares. The A52 is located to the immediate south of the site and the Wheatcroft Roundabout is located to the east.
‘The site is greenfield in nature forming an agricultural field which slopes from the north western corner down to the south eastern corner. A large hedge is located along the southern boundary adjacent to the A52.
‘Notcutts Garden Centre is located to the north of the site and a number of office buildings are located further along Landmere Lane.
‘The site forms part of the strategic allocation at Melton Road, Edwalton which is allocated by Policy 20 in the Rushcliffe Core Strategy for 1,500 dwellings, 4 hectares of B1 and/or employment generating development a neighbourhood centre and other community facilities.
‘The site has the benefit of planning permission for an Aldi as well as outline planning permission for a care home and extra care apartments.
The Aldi is to be located in the east of the site adjacent to the Wheatcroft Roundabout, a section 73 application to vary the permission to slightly relocate the position of the care home within the site to the west of this planning application site is currently being considered by the Council.
Access to the site is achieved from Landmere Lane which has been approved as part of the Aldi application.