A deserted grocery store in Glasgow’s west will soon be reopened after the leaseholder Tesco decided to relax hold on lease. The store in Broomhill Shopping Center was under dispute for a long time before Tesco assumed control over the lease in February. In any case, the shop still lies vacant and there were reporters that the retail giant had plans to trade it.
At the time Tesco came in for harsh criticism from neighborhood pensioners and the MSP who encouraged grocery store managers to open a shop or quit blocking contenders. Presently Tesco has consented to hand over the lease to Co-operative and the grocery store could revive in the New Year if contract is signed.
A Tesco representative said: “We have come to an agreement with the Co-agent to assume control over the unit. This is liable to them getting a liquor permit and proprietor assent. “We know the neighborhood group are quick to see another occupier as fast as could be expected under the circumstances and we guaranteed we would help in that procedure. This arrangement with the Co-operative satisfies that dedication.”
Glasgow Anniesland MSP Bill Kidd welcomed the plan. He said: “This is phenomenal news for nearby people in Broomhill. The loss of the day by day shopping store was broadly felt here and this arrangement with the Co-operative will guarantee more established individuals and youthful families specifically will have the administration they merit.
“I need say thanks to Tesco and the proprietors for working with the neighborhood community to give back a retail basic need unit to the general population of Broomhill.”
In the mean time, the strip mall has reported that a cafe and a dental surgery are set to open at another two vacant units. Broomhill Shopping Center, which was implicit the 1960s, has been overseen by Douglas Dickson Property Management for as far back as thirty years. It officially home to popular stores Boots, Greggs and Papa John’s and additionally nearby undertakings, for example, McMillan’s Bistro and Stuart Boyd newsagents, which has as of late introduced a money machine.