Firm wants to clean cars at old filling station site

Tesco Express, Abingdon Road, is next to the site

Tesco Express, Abingdon Road, is next to the site

First published in News

OWNERS of a former filling station site next to a Tesco Express store in Abingdon Road, Oxford, want to run a temporary car valeting service while a planning application for new flats is considered.

An application has been submitted to the city council for three one-bed, three two-bed and three three-bed flats on the site of the former Cold Arbour filling station.

But Tesco has objected to the plans and a decision is yet to be taken by the council.

London-based Capital Developments, which owns the site, wants to run the valet.

Tesco was given planning permission for its store in 2012 after a four-year battle to demolish the derelict Fox and Hounds pub.

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