Leicester science park plans to be approved tomorrow

This is Leicester reported that the long awaited development of the Leicester science park will receive a kick start as plans are set to be approved this week.

On Tuesday, Leicester City Council’s development control committee will discuss the development which planning officers have recommended for approval. The hope is that this park could provide 100’s of new jobs in the area, the scheme also includes a new supermarket to be built on land next to the science park site, which as it is understood will be run by Asda.

The first stage of the development is likely to cost £37 million but if planning consent is given tomorrow then the park could be finished by the end of the year. A city council planning spokesman said: “The proposal would have many significant positive regeneration impacts for the science park and the wider area.”

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