Ramsgate Margate and Broadstairs are the three main towns on The Isle of Thanet situated in the far southeast of England, I run the bookshop in Ramsgate see www.michaelsbookshop.com and the www.thanetonline.com website. I publish over 100 books about the history of this area click here to look at them.
Friday, 18 January 2013
The New Sainsburys at Westwood Cross Thanet and possibly more rambling.
I guess most people will know that the new
extra large Thanet Sainsbury’s got planning permission this week at 155,000 square
feet that makes it about 100 times the size of my bookshop, so one very large
1 this is the picture from Sainsbury's website I will add a few more maps and plans for people like me who may be a bit on the dim side when it comes to visualising what we are going to get.
5 The red lines show where the outside walls will go
the next two are pictures of the outside walls
7 I guess over the years as supermarkets have become
larger, so that one eventually has to spend a considerable amount of ones
leisure time in an air hanger sized shed, I have slowly realised how much I detest
Reading the first comment made me realise
that I hadn’t been clear enough in this post, so for clarity a new map with coloured
lines on it.
The blue square is the existing Sainsbury
supermarket, which will be demolished.
The red square is where the new Sainsbury supermarket
will be built.
The green line is the new road intended to
relive the traffic chaos at Westwood Cross.
8Hopefully the map below is closer to accurate, see comments.