Extra deliveries get green light

RESIDENTS in Worle have scored a partial victory over a supermarket giant. Sainsbury's wanted North Somerset Council to allow it to deliver to its store at the North Worle District Centre on a Sunday between 8am-5pm and have an extra delivery between 5-6.

RESIDENTS in Worle have scored a partial victory over a supermarket giant.Sainsbury's wanted North Somerset Council to allow it to deliver to its store at the North Worle District Centre on a Sunday between 8am-5pm and have an extra delivery between 5-6.30am from Monday to Saturday.But councillors were approached by residents in Marlborough Drive and Appletree Court, who have had enough of the noise coming from the site.When the application went before the local authority's west area committee, councillors approved the planning application but with a number of conditions.The store will be allowed an extra delivery on weekday mornings but extended delivery hours will be limited to 10am to 5pm on Sundays.Any delivery vehicle entering the yard from 5-6.30am Monday to Saturday must unload directly into the store building and not move across the yard. Sainsbury's must also make sure any lorry reversing bleepers are turned off between the same times and movement of roll cages will not be allowed at that time of the morning.The supermarket must also reinforce the existing fence around the yard to provide a more effective sound barrier.


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