Aldi off Ball Street

Aldi off Ball Street

There’s now a new Aldi Supermarket on the rear of the site of the former Booths store on Ball Street

The new Aldi store is a modern 1254 square metre supermarket built on the 1.47 acre rear site of the former Booths store, opened in late November 2016.

Aldi in Poulton Town Centre, opened November 2016The rear of the old Booths building (below) which ran along the car park to the rear of the Ball Street shops was demolished.

Rear of Booths on Ball Street, demolished for the Aldi development

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It’s footprint is now the new car park, and the new Aldi store is built parallel to the railway line, where the former Ball Street car park was.

New car park on former Booths store footprint

The existing facade and front half of the former Booths store which fronts onto Ball Street was retained, and a new retailer will be taking the premises in due course.

Former Booths store, Ball Street, Poulton


Redevelopment

Thanks to a local reader for sharing these photos of progress on site. 

Steel frame going in, June 2016, at the new Aldi store on Ball Street, Poulton
Steel frame going in, June 2016, at the new Aldi store on Ball Street, Poulton

Demoltion complete, May 2016, at Booths, Ball Street, Poulton
Demoltion complete, May 2016, at Booths, Ball Street, Poulton

April 2016, demolition work started at Booths, Ball Street Poulton
April 2016, demolition work started at Booths, Ball Street Poulton


Planning Application Submitted

(Published August 2015)

A planning application has been submitted which will see a new Aldi store on the site of the old Booths supermarket.

Aerial view of the footprint of the new Aldi Store which fronts onto Ball Street, Poulton
Aerial view of the footprint of the new Aldi Store which fronts onto Ball Street, Poulton

The application, submitted by Aldi Stores, is for the partial demolition of the existing store and construction of a new Aldi supermarket at the site of the old Booths shop at 11 Ball Street, Poulton, when the new Booths opens in the Teanlowe Centre in November 2015.

Plans include associated car parking, landscaping, servicing and alterations to site access on Tithebarn Street.

Associated parking facilities comprising of 90 dedicated spaces for the proposed foodstore. The car park will include 6 accessible
spaces, 5 parent and child spaces, 10 cycle spaces and 4 motorcycle spaces.

Pedestrian access routes and servicing will be altered and improved. 

New pedestrian and cycle access will be created into the site from the local centre and surrounding areas.

Structured low maintenance landscaping is included.


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The full planning application is available to view on Wyre Council’s website at this link

The Design and Access Statement explains the development

Find out more about Poulton Teanlowe Centre

Artists impression of the new Aldi store on Ball Street PoultonArtists Impression

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    Does anybody know what happened to the ceramic mural on the shop front of Booths? My Mum made it in the early 1970s. I’m guessing Aldi put it into a skip when they did the rebuild?

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