The Cups pub will become Tesco Express by autumn

Maldon and Burnham Standard: An artist's impression of how the pub would look as a Tesco Express An artist's impression of how the pub would look as a Tesco Express

A former Maldon pub will be transformed into a Tesco Express by autumn, it has been confirmed.

Despite fierce opposition from nearby residents, the supermarket giant will start converting The Cups pub, in Wantz Road, into a mini store next month.

Tesco’s plans to change the pub into a new 260-square-metre convenience store was allowed on appeal by the Planning Inspectorate in January, despite Maldon District Council refusing the plans.

The plans include the demolition of the bakery next door to build a single-storey building, as well as renovations to the pub premises.

It was also proposed to create a goods entrance and service yard shared with a property on Wantz Road.

See this week's Standard for the full story.

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10:53am Mon 3 Mar 14

Jack222 says...

Excellent news.
Excellent news. Jack222
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12:06pm Mon 3 Mar 14

Latchingdon says...

Bad news for the high street! (assuming you can afford to park there!)
Bad news for the high street! (assuming you can afford to park there!) Latchingdon
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