A call-in inquiry into the proposed development of an out-of-centre superstore for J Sainsbury on land at Meols Cop Retail Park, Southport. Tesco & Asda appear as Rule 6 Parties to resist the proposed development on grounds relating principally to retail impact. Significant issues of interpretation arising in respect of existing & emerging TC retail policy. Inquiry adjourned to June 2016.
Simon Pickles represents Asda Stores Ltd.