Sainsburys Hamstead

Sainsburys announced in 2013 a proposal to redevelop the GKN Factory site as a new supermarket. By June 2015 the site had been cleared.

The development did not proceed and in 2019 a planning application was made for a new Lidl store on the site.

The proposals included a new 30,665 sq ft (2,849 sq m) Sainsbury’s foodstore and six employment units. The store would  have created 200 full and part-time job opportunities for local residents and increase food shopping choice in the area. Sainsbury’s Hamstead will include:

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