Fosse Park extension approved
Published: 14 November, 2016
Castle Acres development next to Fosse Park has been approved by Blaby District Council
The councilís planning committee approved the application after an 18-month consultation process. The £150m project will include 288,000 sq ft of floorspace for a range of new shops, restaurants and cafes.
Developed by locally-based Next, site owners Everards and Crown Estate, owner of Fosse Park, two major confirmed occupiers at this early stage will include a 90,000-sq ft Next store and a 34,00-sq ft unit for TK Maxx.
Castle Acres will join the Junction 21 area of Blaby District; an unrivalled area of retail, leisure and business in Leicestershire including Grove Park, Meridian Industrial Estate and Meridian Leisure.
Supermarket chains Asda and Sainsburyís each have one of their biggest stores in the UK located in the area, whilst Fosse Park is one of the largest out-of-town retails parks, reiterating the district of Blaby as one the most popular places to shop in the country.