Planners meet today to discuss proposals for a ninety million pound shopping development on the outskirts of York. The Monk's Cross shopping complex would see a new Marks and Spencer and John Lewis store built.
There would also be a new home for York FC, with a 6,000 seater sports stadium. But some traders fear that if approval is given for a shopping centre almost the size of Meadowhall, it would be the death knell for the city.
Councillors have approved controversial plans for an out-of-town shopping scheme and new sports stadium on the outskirts of York.
It is decision day today for a controversial planned shopping scheme and new sports stadium - which has divided opinion in York.