Asda plans in Dumfries

350 jobs will be created if an Asda store planned for Dumfries gets the go ahead, the company say.

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Traders react to Dumfries Asda plans

Traders are worried business will be taken away Credit: ITV Border

Traders in Dumfries have spoken to ITV Border about their reaction to plans to build an £15 million ASDA store in the town.

Stuart Houston who runs a butchers says he's worried it could take trade away from businesses in the town.

Rab Smith, Chairman of Dumfries Retailers Assocition told ITV Border:

"Any investment in Dumfries is a good thing but it should be in the town centre not on the outskirts."


Asda plans for Dumfries

Artists impressive of the supermarket plans Credit: ASDA

The supermarket giant Asda claim 350 jobs could be created if plans to build a £15m store in Dumfries get the go ahead.

The development would be on Annan road in the town and cover 40,000 square feet.