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Fresh complaints hold up Gladstone ALDI construction

Aldi is now going to have trucks entering and leaving from both sides of the development.
Aldi is now going to have trucks entering and leaving from both sides of the development. Mike Richards

FOUR pesky complaints popped up against ALDI while it has been negotiating with the council, delaying the start of the construction of the Gladstone store.

The complaints were filed in the three months it took the council and ALDI to agree on the conditions on the development application that was finalised on Thursday.

"Access is important to ALDI because we are committed to making it as convenient as possible for customers to shop with us," a representative of the grocery giant said.

But they said ALDI was still to set a date to start construction here because of the four complaints.

"Despite coming to this agreement, there have been four further submissions against our development application which need to be resolved before development can progress," the representative said.

"Until then, ALDI will be unable to confirm a timeline for the development of a store in Gladstone."

Fresh complaints are holding up the construction of Gladstone ALDI:

Posted by The Observer on Friday, October 23, 2015

The revised plan the parties agreed on were mostly around access on Breslin St.

The concrete barrier stopping a right turn out onto Breslin St was scrapped for lines allowing trucks room turning into ALDI.

Mayor Gail Sellers was still happy ALDI had been approved and was looking forward increased competition in Gladstone.

"Prices should come down, we will see ALDI strengthening the marketplace," she said.

Cr Sellers said she wasn't too concerned about the traffic on Boles and Breslin as the plans were drawn to the guidelines.

"I don't think there will be a problem and I will be there since I live so close.

"People will just want to see them start operating. ALDI told me when the building happens it happens quickly," she added.

Topics:  aldi aldi supermarket gladstone regional council grocery store supermarket



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