Community councils are urging the Scottish Government to overturn plans for a supermarket at the old council HQ in Kirkintilloch. Their aim is to get the decision recalled or reviewed by the Scottish Government on the grounds that the development would be bad for business in Kirkintilloch town centre and does not address the need for construction of new houses on brown field sites.
Tesco first submitted a planning application for a new two-floor store on its existing car park and a new two-storey car park on the site of the present store with a bridge joining the two buildings in 2009. The plans were refused by local Councillors and at appeal.
Local residents feel the plans for the new store are too big for the area and they were called "... Read More