Cafe next to new Marks and Spencer store gets go-ahead despite concerns from Betsi health chiefs There were fears raised over an additional eating place in the area
Bosses from Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board told planners: “The site is close to a number of educational settings within a 0.7 miles / 15min walk of the site. Increased access to unhealthy food retail outlets can be associated with increased weight and there are already two other restaurants at the retail park, selling predominantly food and drink high in fat, salt and sugar.”
But a report for the Wrexham planning committee stated: “The proposed development would not be a fast/hot food takeaway. A suitably worded condition could be imposed to ensure hot food is not sold for consumption off the premises.
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