A planning application on behalf of our client Ashfield Land (together with JVM Castings) was awarded a resolution to grant permission for a new 22,873 sq ft Lidl store on land at the JVM Castings site on Droitwich Road in Worcester.

mode transport planning provided the following transportation and highways inputs to the application:

  • initial high level meetings with JMV and Lidl to discuss and agree the broad transport strategy;
  • relocation of JMV staff parking;
  • review of service yard arrangements for JMV;
  • new access design for both sites;
  • parking standards review;
  • preparation of Transport Assessment;
  • preparation of Travel Plan; and
  • liaison and discussion with Worcestershire County Highways.

The application was awarded resolution to grant on Wednesday 23rd April 2020 by Worcester County Council, who held one of their first virtual planning committees online, due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19.

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