Stalled Wolverhampton Sainsbury's job to start

Published:  19 December, 2012

Bowmer & Kirkland will start building work on a £65m Sainsbury's store in Wolverhampton in the New Year. The job has been on hold while supermarket Tesco and Sainsbury battled over a parcel of land at Raglan Street in Graisley.

Preparation work has already started on the supermarket and a construction start date is expected in the new year. Plans include a store, a car park and petrol station, 45 houses and 85 flats.

Tesco will build a £60m supermarket on the former Royal Hospital site on the edge of All Saints. The site will include offices, retail and a museum celebrating the former hospital's heritage. B&K is also understood to be line for for the hospital conversion job, which has been held up until the middle of next year because a public inquiry.

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