Notice of Public Inquiry

Proposed development

Extension, refurbishment and subdivision of the existing Homebase store to provide a downsized unit for Homebase and a new Class A1 retail unit. The application also proposes the relocation of the Homebase garden centre, the reconfiguration of the existing car park and associated landscaping, and the creation of a new egress from the site.

Site address

Unit 1, Altrincham Retail Park, George Richards Way, Altrincham, WA14 5GR


Lidl UK/Orchard Street Investment Management LLP

Planning Inspectorate Reference


A Public Inquiry is to be held, opening on Tuesday 9 November 2021 at 10.00. The venue will be Stretford Public Hall, Chester Road, Stretford, M32 0LG. The inquiry relates to the appeal by the appellants following the refusal of planning permission ref. 98127/FUL/19 by Trafford Council. The decision will be made by an independent Inspector appointed by the Secretary of State.