1. ITV Report

Cornish "Harrods" could be taken over

Duck and pheasant are likely to be replaced by ready meals when the supermarket opens Photo: ITV News West Country

A Cornish Food Hall often referred to as the 'Cornish Harrods' has closed and is set to replaced by a Next store and supermarket development.

People shopping at Kingsley Village soon after it opened in 2005 Credit: ITV News West Country

The food hall at Kingsley Village in Fraddon is being redeveloped into retail space as part of a multi-million pound expansion at the site.

Plans have also been approved for a 15,000 sq ft supermarket with 260 car parking spaces.

The site had its own fishmongers and butchers, celebrating local produce Credit: ITV News West Country

Managers say talks are ongoing but no supermarket chain has formally committed to the retail park as yet.

We are inviting expressions of interest from supermarket chains. Sainsbury's is one of the stores that has already expressed an interest.

– Kingsley Village Director, Mark Simpson
All the products at Kingsley Village were from Cornwall but this is all set to change Credit: ITV News West Country

A Starbucks is also expected to open at the site later this year.