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James

Plans for 330m Village revealed by developers

Plans for 330m Village revealed by developers (Evening Times)



PLANS for a 330million "neighbour centre" in an affluent Glasgow suburb
have been unveiled.


Greenlaw Village, which will be built on a 6.14 acre green belt site immediately
to the east of junction 4 of the M77, will feature shops, restaurants and a
health centre.

Supermarket giant Tesco will be the anchor tenant with a 4000sq ft shop
within the 18,000sq feet retail parade and several other tenants, who have
already signed up, will be announced later.

Phase one of the development, by Glasgow-based Gleniffer Estates and the
Livingston-based Walker Group, will also feature a restaurant, public square
and alfresco dining area.

Other retail and restaurant units are still available but despite the unsettled
economic climate developers are confident they will be filled.

They insist its proximity to Newton Mearns, the M77 and a future development
of 480 houses, a new business park and a hotel by Elphinstone will ensure its
success.

Revealing the plans, Bryan Wilson, managing director of Glasgow-based Gleniffer
Estates paid tribute to the Walker Group and Clydesdale Bank for their vision
during an uncertain financial period.



James H
glasgowken

Alycidon

Oh Goody!, another Tesco, just up the Motorway from, errr, oh yes - Tesco!!
concur -  
big drew



yes I totally agree, an unwanted monopoly.....and yet no one seems to question just how Tesco always seem to manage to purchase a plot, BEFORE major plans are declared.
Same as Silverburn, Tesco had already bought the land and were in the drivers seat when planning was discussed.....
Perhaps they own the Planning Department...........!
AlanM

the major supermarkets are amongst the largest landowners in the country. They speculatively buy lots of sites, sometimes with the intention to build a store but also to prevent competitors building within an existing store's "catchment area"
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