Plans for fruit and vegetable distribution centre in Goosnargh

A build for a fruit and vegetable distribution centre in Goosnargh is in front of town planners again.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 29th October 2018, 1:45 pm
Updated Monday, 29th October 2018, 2:48 pm
Proposed distribution centre
Proposed distribution centre

The proposal is a re-submission after a previous application expired for the two-storey building at land off Pudding Pie Nook Lane.

Agent David Croft of DC & MG Associates has registered the plans again on behalf of applicants Thomas Moss Fruit and Veg of Oak Nurseries.

Planning documents state: “Currently the business employs 16 full time equivalent posts and the proposal would see that increase by 10 to provide 26 full time equivalent posts.

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“The development proposed would be in keeping with the character of the locality.”

Plans also account for car parking space and a modified access to the site.

Documents add: “The applicant is also intending to grow his own produce in existing poly-tunnels and outbuildings, which is an expansion of the business of distributing fruit and veg.”

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