Sainsbury’s store plan for Rumney Village KO’D

The planning committee of Cardiff Council yesterday rejected an application by supermarket giant Sainsbury’s to locate a new store in the heart of Rumney Village. Local shopkeepers had been vocal in their opposition to what their perceived as a direct threat to their livelihoods. The Guardian Cardiff reports that;

Councillors have voted against an application from Sainsbury’s to build a new store on the site of the old Carpenters Arms pub in Llanrumney.

All councillors on today’s planning committee except one voted for a motion to defer the application for refusal on the grounds the new store would exacerbate problems with congestion and traffic, posing a danger to the public.”

Read the full Guardian Cardiff report here.

Read the full Your Cardiff report here.

In an earlier poll we conducted 64% of respondents stated that they wished to see the Sainsbury’s store be given planning permission. Read it here.

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