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Tesco to build 4,000 homes on land set aside for stores

Supermarket giant Tesco plans to build 4,000 new homes by 2017 on land that had been set aside to build new stores.

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Tesco to build 4,000 homes on land set aside for stores

Supermarket giant Tesco plans to build 4,000 new homes by 2017 on land that had been set aside to build new stores, Property Week reports.

Tesco plans to build thousands of homes on space previously earmarked for stores. Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A spokesman for the retailer said the company was "working on plans" for over 4,000 homes around the UK, either by building them itself or selling sites to developers.

"We are pleased to be bringing new investment to communities up and down the country and playing our part in meeting local housing needs over the coming years," the spokesman said.

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