3 Major Sainsbury’s progress to site this year / March, 2015

Sainsbury’s is planning to create 450 jobs following planning consent secured by THP for its new 102,730sq ft flagship foodstore at the Abbey Retail Park in Barking, East London.

Comprising 60,000 sq.ft. sales area and 400 undercroft parking spaces, the superstore designed for client Land and Estates, is distinguished by a double height glazed entrance lobby incorporating vertical circulation with a large overhanging roof supported on a slender colonnade acts as a key design feature.

THP has also secured planning permission for a new 80,000sqft Sainsbury’s store in Kendal for client, Morbaine Ltd. The development will include the relocation of Kendal Rugby Club and creation of new facilities.

In a changing market for the large foodstore, THP have also secured consent for a 120,000sqft Sainsbury’s as part of a larger mixed use development in the London Borough of Sutton. Designed for LXB Properties, the scheme will also include over 170,000sqft of new residential accommodation.

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