#City & Town Planning
Forest of Dean District Council
United Kingdom

Lidl are proposing a new food store on land off Newerne Street, Lydney, GL15 5PE.

The application site comprises a town centre, brownfield site fronting both Newerne Street and Hams Road. The total site area is 1.68 acres. The proposed development will comprise the erection a new Lidl food store with associated car parking, servicing and landscaping.

The store will positively contribute to the surrounding facilities, services and employment opportunities, as well as enhancing the existing retail offer in Lydney.

The new food store will extend to 1,881 sq.m gross internal area, with a net sales area of 1,170 sq.m. Vehicular access to the site will be off Newerne Street and Hams Road.

The store will be supported by 88 car parking spaces, including 6 disabled parking spaces, 9 parent and child spaces and 2 electric vehicle charging spaces. Secure cycle storage will also be provided. A trolley bay is located adjacent to the store entrance.

Pedestrians will be able to access the site from Newerne Street ensuring pedestrian connectivity into the town centre.

All waste will be stored within the warehouse area and will be collected at the same time as deliveries, thereby minimising HGV movements within the car parking area.

Benefits of the Proposed Development
The new neighbourhood Lidl food store will provide the following benefits to the town centre and surrounding local area:
• A purpose built store which provides a clean and fresh shopping experience to meet the needs of customers;
• A dedicated in-store bakery;
• Improved shopping choice and provision of a discount operator for Lydney and the surrounding area;
• A contemporary building design that will complement the surrounding area;
• Employment opportunities, including up to 40 new jobs for local residents;

It is proposed that the food store will be open between the hours of:
• 8am to 10pm Monday to Saturday (including Bank Holidays), and
• 10am to 4pm or 11am to 5pm Sunday

We, the undersigned, fully support Lidl's proposed application for a new food store off Newerne Street, Lydney.

We agree to our petition data being used to lobby local Councillors and Forest of Dean District Council.

The Support Lidl off Newerne Street, Lydney petition to Forest of Dean District Council was written by Sara Rees and is in the category City & Town Planning at GoPetition.