A site of 6 acres and 4 different ownerships was identified and taken through the Local Plan process. A detailed planning consent for a foodstore of 50,000 sqft, 300 car parking spaces and a petrol filling station was achieved. As part of the overall package a site of 12 acres of agricultural land was fully serviced for business use. The quality of design and the use of natural materials has been commended by Kelso town folk.