Planning application for The Plough recommended for refusal

Planning officers are recommending that the convenience store planning application from Sainsbury’s is refused and that the Plough should be retained as a public house and community asset.

Read the planning application officer’s report (PDF, 1119KB)

The report goes to the Planning Committee on Tuesday 10 January.

The Save the Plough and the Sporting Heritage of Sandygate campaign group posted on Facebook: “Thanks to everyone who has supported us during a long and quite challenging community campaign.”

You’re invited for a festive drink and mince pie on Friday 23 December between 5:30pm. and 6:30pm in The Plough car park.


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