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Progress being made on Tesco Express store for south

Fri, 05 Apr 2013


Tesco and Callow's Yard are currently conducting market research on the Island as part of plans to open a new Express store.

It follows a long running battle to open a supermarket in Castletown - last year the retailer failed to obtain an alcohol licence which threw the future of the idea into doubt.

Now a telephone survey is being carried out which asks questions about people’s shopping habits especially surrounding how they buy alcohol.

A statement from Tesco says it’s working with the developer to seek public opinion on whether a Tesco store in Castletown would be utilised by local people.

Developer Roy Tilleard from Callow's Yard gave us this statement:

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