New Falkirk food store applies for licence

Falkirk Licensing Board will decide whether to grant a premises licence for a new food store looking to move into town.

By James Trimble
Tuesday, 23rd November 2021, 7:46 am

Earlier this month The Falkirk Herald reported a planning application lodged with Falkirk Council seemed to indicate a vacant unit in the town’s Central Retail Park will soon be home to a new food store.

The proposal, lodged on Monday, by Iceland Food Ltd – responsible for Iceland and Food Warehouse stores – wanted to alter the shopfront of Unit 26 and Unit 26a in the retail park.

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The proposals refer to Unit 14 in Falkirk Central Retail Park which was once home to a Maplin store

The plans also mentioned Unit 14 – the former Maplin premises.

At the time Iceland Foods Ltd did not confirm the application was for a Food Warehouse, but the agenda for Wednesday’s licensing board meeting includes an item asking members to decided whether or not to provisionally grant a premises licence for Food Warehouse (Iceland), Unit 14, Phase 2, Central Retail Park, Falkirk.

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