Plea for people to view Thorton’s plan

People interested in re- development of the former Thornton’s site in Belper are being urged to look at a council plan for the area.

The authority stressed that an “advice document” for the area had been approved after speculation over the types of businesses people would like to move in.Tesco ditched plans for a megastore in May. Councillor Jim Anderson, Chairman of the Council’s Planning Board, said: “It is considered to be the means of achieving good quality development whilst conserving the character and heritage of Belper.” View the plan at