SUPERMARKET chain Lidl has re-submitted plans for a bigger store in Govan.
The company has again applied to demolish its ‘dated’ outlet at Moss Road and replace it with a significantly larger building.
The sales area would increase from 1,005 square metres to 1,422 square metres. The overall internal area would go from 1,334 square metres to 2,295 square metres.
City planners refused an earlier application by Lidl saying that the building design included “large areas of inactive and blank frontage” and, in particular, “failed to adequately address a sufficient active street frontage” along Peninver Drive.
The new application states that these issues have been addressed in discussion with planning officers.
Changes include addition of high-level windows on the rear elevation, new shrub planting at the entrance plus keeping existing trees and adding more at the front of the site.
A supporting document explains: “The proposed design of the development will improve the overall visual amenity of the locality.
“The proposed development will replace the dated existing store with a modern, clean and contemporary store.”