Reasons to Support Us

Reasons to Support Us

The following points are considered to be ‘planning issues’.

A better tomorrowRetail / Employment:

  • Up to 40 new retail jobs will be created for local residents.
  • Meet a clearly defined need for a discount foodstore in Kings Ash Road, Paignton.
  • The proposal would improve choice and promote competition.
  • Lidl stocks a variety of unique product lines which are not available from other mainstream retailers.
  • 80% of Lidl’s British fresh produce bears the Red Tractor Logo¹, so you can be assured that you are Lidl are supporting British farmers and suppliers.
  • Provision of a high quality contemporary building and significantly improve the visual impact of the existing derelict site.
  • Use sustainable materials, construction techniques, building management systems and operation processes to promote energy efficient and environmentally friendly operations.

Design:

  • A modern building using high quality materials will add a contemporary dimension to the existing streetscape.
  • Significantly improve the visual impact of the existing vacant site.
  • The store will be equipped with solar panels on the roof. This will make it self-sufficient in energy during days with high amounts of sunlight.

Sustainability:

  • Sustainable construction techniques will be employed as well as the use of sustainable materials where possible.
  • Lidl operate a highly energy efficient business with a strong commitment to recycling and the use of energy efficient equipment and techniques within the store to reduce carbon emissions.
  • The subject site is in a highly accessible location.
  • The store will be equipped with solar panels on the roof. This will make it self-sufficient in energy during days with high amounts of sunlight.
1According to independent Red Tractor survey of samples taken in Food Labelling Audit May 2011