Two major supermarket developments getting started this spring WORK is finally due to start on two supermarket developments in Herne Bay. It is anticipated that the construction of an Aldi store will start next month on the site of the King’s Road car park, while Sainsbury’s is looking at a May start date for its development at Altira Park on …Read More »
How the Aldi store could look Comments (0) WORK on an Aldi supermarket in Herne Bay is expected to start next month. The Aldi store was granted planning permission in November and now the proposals for the 1,665 sq m store, which will be built by Coplan Estates on the site of the King’s Road car park, should be just weeks …Read More »
Bar, bistro and arts youth club A FORMER seafront nightclub could reopen as a project to help young people. Social policy researcher Mark Kerr, from Herne, and artist manager Andy Robinson have plans to transform the former Talk nightclub into an arts-based youth project. Mr Kerr ran a host of restaurants and venues in Europe before specialising in services for …Read More »
Pier Trust bosses denied 2012 had been a "troubled" year and insisted next year was going to be fantastic. New chairman Doreen Stone told members at the annual meeting that trustees were feeling very positive about the future.
She said trustees were united in the view that the pier platform should be developed as a short-term project and that long-term the pier should be rebuilt.Read More »
Now this is interesting. Firstly Mr McMahan doesn’t say where his figure of £750,000 comes from – is this what CCC have actually paid the contractors? – but I really like his idea that money generated from the demolition could have been re-invested in the Pier. Secondly, the Council spokesman (Wormtongue, as I think of him) seems to be having …Read More »
Herne Bay may become infested with Britain's greediest retail parasite.
Tesco has shocked Bay traders by announcing plans for a third store in the town. The supermarket giant wants to open a Tesco Express in Sea Street, despite still facing furious opposition over its plans to convert a pub in Herne.
It already runs a store in Canterbury Road and there is a large Tesco Extra a few miles away, near Whitstable. The new shop would be located opposite the Ford showroom, and local independent traders are unhappy at the prospect.Read More »