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Planning application submitted to overhaul former site of coffee-making company in Milton Keynes

Tuesday, September 7th, 2021 11:17am

By Rory Butler - Local Democracy Reporter

Plans to overhaul the former site of a coffee-making company have been submitted.

BGO Code Propco Limited has submitted to Milton Keynes Council a planning application for the former Plans to overhaul the former site of a coffee making company have been submitted. (Denbigh Industrial Estate), on Third Avenue, in Bletchley.

Plans outline the ‘erection of two commercial buildings (14,581 sqm total internal floorspace), landscaping and servicing arrangements’.

Two vehicle accesses from Third Avenue, and 189 parking spaces (seven disabled, 16 electric vehicle) are also proposed.

Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) parking is also mentioned.

The aim is to provide “contemporary employment floorspace in this location, where demand is high”.

It “will create new jobs” and should “be granted without delay”, a council document states.

In 2011, plans for a more than 25,000 sqm data centre was granted permission. It expired but was again granted permission in 2016.

“The proposed development provides an opportunity to develop an allocated and undeveloped plot within an established industrial area, to provide high-quality employment floorspace to meet an identified local demand,” a planning statement reads.

It adds: “The proposed development seeks to create a high-quality, modern industrial and logistics development that will be attractive to prospective occupiers, which will contribute significantly towards one of the council’s key priorities of creating local employment opportunities.”

Planning officers will now decide what becomes of the application.