Scunthorpe Telegraph: Traders welcome proposals to regenerate Scunthorpe town centre

Traders have welcomed proposals to regenerate Scunthorpe town centre with a new retail, residential and leisure scheme. Drawings prepared on behalf of the Keep Scunthorpe Alive campaign group show how the former Scunthorpe Leisure Centre and Carlton Street multi-storey car park site could be transformed. The plans have been prepared as a potential alternative to [...]

Scunthorpe Telegraph: Opponents to M&S retail park plan draw up Scunthorpe town centre alternative

Opponents of a proposed retail park that could bring Marks & Spencer back to Scunthorpe have demonstrated how a similar scheme could be accommodated in the town centre. North Lincolnshire Council’s planning committee will discuss the Simons Developments Ltd plan, earmarked for land currently occupied by the Stephen Smith Garden Centre in Doncaster Road, at [...]

Scunthorpe Telegraph: Legal challenge throws M&S retail park plans into doubt

The future of a development that could bring Marks & Spencer back to Scunthorpe is in doubt after councillors were told to reconsider the scheme. The project, brought forward by Simons Developments Ltd, has been earmarked for land currently occupied by the Stephen Smith Garden Centre on Doncaster Road, Scunthorpe. It is set to include [...]

Fantastic News!! Government Support KSA

Fantastic News!! Government Support KSA

In fantastic news for the Keep Scunthorpe Alive Campaign the coalition government has launched a campaign to bring shoppers back to the town centre as high streets continue to struggle across the country.

Simons and M&S Says They Agree to Meeting

Simons and M&S Says They Agree to Meeting

Representatives from the company who are in charge of the controversial Marks & Spencer proposal to build a massive out-of-town retail park have agreed to meet with Keep Scunthorpe Alive.

Why is an M&S store suddenly viable?

Why is an M&S store suddenly viable?

After only recently abandoning our town, Marks & Spencer have hammered yet another nail in Scunthorpe’s coffin by deciding that they want to develop a massive out-of-town retail park.

Opposition to Out-of-Town M&S Retail Park

Opposition to Out-of-Town M&S Retail Park

Retail giant Marks & Spencer have proposed to open a massive new out of town store which would sit alongside a further 4 large retail units.