Citygrove’s plans for the Arla Foods site in South Ruislip has been recommended for approval.
The former Express Dairy site, in Victoria Road, has been vacant since 2005. A previous set of plans, for an 11-screen cinema, a supermarket, 100 new homes, cafes, shops and restaurants, was refused earlier in the year over the size of the supermarket.
The revised plans include a scaled down supermarket with about 15% less floorspace, more homes – 132 – and a petrol station as well as a cinema and the retail catering space. approved. The scheme is expected to create around 500 jobs.