Camelon's Tesco supermarket gets council go-ahead

  • Tesco's plans for a new supermarket on the former Wrangler factory site have been given the go-ahead by Falkirk Council

Plans to build a new Tesco supermarket in Camelon have been given the final go-ahead, after a dramatic meeting of Falkirk Council saw the development approved by a narrow majority.

Falkirk Council members voted on the development at around 5pm on Wednesday afternoon, and the future of the development hung in the balance, until councillors finally approved the application by 16 votes to 12.

The decision, which comes nearly ten years after plans for a store on the former Wrangler factory site were first put forward, will transform the eyesore site on the western approach to Falkirk. The new shop will also bring 200 full and part-time jobs to the area.

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Sun Kissed Tanning & Nail Salon says

Great news for local businesses and the community, for more potential customers passing by.  I do understand this could impact related shops in the Camelon main street etc.

Brian Risk says

best thing thats happend in camelon for a long time

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