Saxondale Properties has secured planning permission for a Co-operative store in the Lincolnshire village of Morton.
The proposed 4,000 sq ft convenience store will have 19 on-site parking spaces and will be built on the site of the closed Lord Nelson pub at the junction of Bourne Road and Hanthorpe Road on the A15.
Saxondale Properties acquired the property from Punch Taverns in 2014. It has now been sold to Lincolnshire Co-op, which will demolish the building and commence construction work in August. The store is expected to open for business in early 2017.
Sarah Miles of Langleys Solicitors in Lincoln advised Nottingham-based Saxondale on the acquisition and subsequent sale.
Andrew Butcher, director at Saxondale Properties, said: “We are pleased to have secured planning permission for this valuable community facility – the first national convenience retailer in Morton.
“Langleys has supported us throughout the purchase and subsequent sale of the land to Lincolnshire Co-op and we look forward to working with them again in the future.”