Ledbury Sainsbury’s

Well, it would seem that Ledbury is again to be attacked by a massive supermarket chain in the form of Sainsbury’s.

The day Tesco’s application to build a new superstore on the Ledbury Welding site was withdrawn, Sainsbury’s application to build next door to that site, on the current Galebreaker site, went in.

For background information on the Sainsbury’s plan it’s worth going to their Ledbury specific website. The gist of it it that they want to build something ever so slightly smaller than Tesco had planned, but with a filling station too. Continue reading

Ledbury Tesco

Just in case anyone hasn’t heard, Tesco are trying to relocate their Ledbury store from its currently location in Orchard Lane to the site currently used by Ledbury Welding in the Lower Road trading estate.

My view is that this is a bad move and I thought I’d write this blog to help you understand my thoughts on this. For the record it appears that the plan is to create a store that is significantly larger than the one at Belmont in Hereford (which is a pretty big shop!). Continue reading