Montagu Evans have provided planning advice for a large number of Tesco-led retail developments in London, Sussex, Kent and East Anglia.
In addition to new stores and extensions to existing stores, we have worked on larger mixed-use development such as a new district centre at West Durrington within Worthing Borough incorporating an 80,000 sq ft hypermarket along with a range of unit shops. We also worked on a large store with residential in Strood in Kent.
As well as preparing planning applications – including retail impact work – we take part in consultation with local stakeholders and interested groups. In the event of an appeal or call-in of an application, we also prepare for and give evidence at public inquiries.
As part of our ongoing relationship with Tesco, Montagu Evans also acts on a number of smaller projects across the UK. These include projects such as re-branding and new signage for stores, changes of use and applications for the installation of new plant equipment, and we also advise on strategic matters, such as where local planning policies are likely to direct growth and therefore where future opportunities may arise.