Suffolk

Planners give decisions on supermarkets for Newmarket

An artist's impression of the Newmarket store
Image caption The Morrisons store will be built on the land of an old gas works

Planners have given the go-ahead for a new supermarket but turned down proposals for two more stores in a Suffolk town.

A Morrisons store has been approved to be built on the site of a former gas works at Exning Road in Newmarket.

Applications for new Asda and Sainsbury's supermarkets were rejected by Forest Heath District Council.

A submission by Tesco to expand its existing store in Fordham Road was also agreed at the meeting in Mildenhall.

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