IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest News’: LOTS – Living over the Shop – from John Lewis, via Waitrose

logoIHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance scheme for heritage services – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts, and this week features Bloomberg on John Lewis’s plans for rental properties above grocery stores.

Damien Shepherd writes for Bloomberg UK:

John Lewis Partnership Plc is looking to kickstart a plan to develop 10,000 UK rental homes by building on the sites of two of its Waitrose Ltd. upmarket grocery stores in London.

The British department-store chain is seeking permission to construct properties on top of a Waitrose shop in Bromley and to replace one in West Ealing, according to a statement Thursday. A vacant John Lewis warehouse in Reading, a town west of the city, will also make way for new homes.

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