Retail development could bring over 250 jobs to East Kilbride

Retail development could bring over 250 jobs to East Kilbride

East Kilbride could be set to welcome a major new £40m retail development which will create over 250 jobs.

Glasgow-based property development company London & Scottish Investments Ltd has put forward a plan to South Lanarkshire Council, outlining the 108,000 sq fr space which will house 12 units plus two drive-thru units.

Alongside the jobs created within the retail development, there will be further employment opportunities throughout the construction period.

Bryan Wilson, group development director at London & Scottish Investments said:"Our plans have been very well received during the consultation period, with local people in particular very happy to hear that something will finally be happening on this site, and that there could be new shops, homes and hundreds of new jobs in the pipeline.

“We are now in advanced discussions with major UK retailers who are interested in occupying the development and we hope to make announcements in the near future.”

Subject to planning approval, work will begin on the site in late Autumn 2016, with completion expected in 2017.