OF MAGNA PARK
On the 2nd October 2015, Gazeley submitted to Harborough District Council a hybrid planning application comprising:
1) Outline application for the demolition of Lodge, Emmanuel and Bittesby Cottages and erection of up to 419,800 sq m Storage and Distribution (B8) with ancillary offices (B1a), up to 3,700 sq m for a Logistics Institute of Technology (D1) with associated playing field, up to 9,000 sq m small business space (B1a, B1b), change of use of Bittesby House barns to exhibition centre (D1), the creation of a Country Park, other open space and landscaping works on land to the north of Mere Lane, formation of access road from Magna Park, creation of roundabouts, partial realignment of Mere Lane, upgrading of A5 to dual carriageway, creation of roundabout access on A5, creation of SuDS facilities and associated infrastructure and landscaping works (siting, extent and use of the defined parcels, the maximum quanta and height of buildings, the restriction on the siting of yards, demolitions and means of access to be considered only) on land at Mere Lane, Bittesby, Leicestershire.
2) Detailed application for the creation of a 137 space HGV parking facility, associated gatehouse and HGV Driver Training Centre, vehicle wash and fuelling facilities, and a rail freight shuttle terminal, with associated hardstanding, landscaping works and SUDS facilities on land adjacent to Asda George Headquarters, A4303.
Details relating to the application can be found on the Harborough District Council website using the following link and entering planning application reference number: 15/01531/OUT