The Secretary of State for Planning has confirmed that a giant Tesco can be built on the site of a former shopping arcade in Margate.
Controversial plans to build a large Tesco in Margate have been approved by the government. The Secretary of State gave planning permission to the development at Arlington House this morning.
The government will announce today whether to allow a large Tesco store to be built in Margate.
The proposed development at Arlington House has been the source of much local controversy.
A public enquiry was held in November last year.