What half-baked turnip thought it was a good idea to give planning permission for a new supermarket right in the middle of a residential area?
Disturbances on Cromwell Road…
How many Co-ops does
one town need?
Whitstable has four of them. There’s one on Canterbury Road, one on Oxford Street, one on Faversham Road, and now the new one on Cromwell Road, where the old delivery office used to be.
Every one of them carries exactly the same stock.
The new one also doubles as a Post Office. Whitstable needed a Post Office. It didn’t, however, need another Co-op. So while the Co-op is often half-empty, the Post Office, which only has two counters and one member of staff on at any one time, can sometimes have queues running out into the shop.
What half-baked turnip thought it was a good idea to give planning permission for a new supermarket right in the middle of a residential area? Didn’t anybody imagine that it might lead to trouble?
The first problem,
immediately, was the amount of…
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