Reigate and Banstead Borough Council in the UK has approved a multimillion-pound proposal by supermarket operator Sainsbury’s and Aviva Investors to redevelop the existing Sainsbury’s store in the heart of Redhill town centre, Surrey, UK.
The redevelopment plans will see the creation of a new 80,000ft² Sainsbury’s store, three times the size of the existing 1980s supermarket.
Sainsbury’s regional development executive Max Whitehand said the proposals represented a significant investment in Redhill, and could be a powerful stimulus for the local economy, helping to promote further regeneration in the town centre.
The redevelopment also includes a 98-room hotel, a gym and significant further investment into the town centre by improving facilities and public space at the local Harlequin Theatre and Redhill Library.
Sainsbury’s hopes to open the new supermarket in early 2014.