Tesco granted latest planning permission as work continues on new Budleigh shop

PUBLISHED: 14:19 16 September 2019

The former SM Prior and Sons building, in Fore Street, Budleigh Salterton, which could soon become a Tesco Express store. Picture: Daniel Wilkins

The former SM Prior and Sons building, in Fore Street, Budleigh Salterton, which could soon become a Tesco Express store. Picture: Daniel Wilkins

Archant

Plans to open a new Tesco Express store in Budleigh Salterton moved a step closer to happening after approval was granted for illuminated signage.

Permission has been given for the installation of one externally illuminated sign, one non-illuminated sign panel and an externally illuminated projecting sign.

The town council had concerns about the lights being left on after and before the operating hours of the store but a condition requiring Tesco to have the lights switched off 30 minutes after closing has been added.

The style of the signage was changed from internal to external to be more in character with the conservation area.

This planning approval comes as work continues to convert the former S M Prior and Son shop, in Fore Street, into a Tesco Express.

The supermarket giant was previously granted planning permission for an external cash machine at the site and the installation of a mechanical plant.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Exmouth Journal. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Exmouth Journal