Greggs applies for 24-hour store promoting sausage rolls all day in UK Information

If given the inexperienced gentle the Canterbury retailer would be the first all-night Greggs within the UK(Image: SWNS)

Britain might quickly get its first 24-hour Greggs – with sausage rolls and steak bakes all day on daily basis.

The favored bakers have utilized for an around-the-clock licence at its retailer close to Canterbury Cathedral in Kent.

The store might stay open in a single day if native council chiefs approve the plans.

It’s positioned lower than 500 metres from Canterbury Cathedral – a part of a UNESCO World Heritage Website that pulls vacationers from throughout the globe.

Nevertheless, with the close by McDonald’s already open late at night time, some folks concern it might exacerbate drunken anti-social behaviour within the space.

Canterbury Cathedral. Residents believe Canterbury Cathedral is being treated like a private school?s ?playground? - as they are set to be banned from using a historic entrance into the landmark?s grounds. See SWNS story SWLScathedral. For years people have accessed the Cathedral?s precincts through Queningate, which is cut into the city wall in Lower Bridge Street. But its use will be restricted almost exclusively to pupils and staff from King?s School, which has classrooms within the precincts, once work on it has been completed. The ban on residents will be enforced to make it safer for pupils at the ?41,000-a-year school to walk to and from class. But Sean Sayers, of Havelock Street, says the decision has stripped ?a bit of the city?s history from people? - with locals only allowed to access the precincts through its main gate, Christchurch.

The brand new retailer is predicted to be across the nook from Canterbury Cathedral (Image: KMG / SWNS)

One councillor who represents that a part of the town fears approving the licence might be the beginning of a ‘slippery slope’, with different retailers desirous to observe swimsuit.

Labour’s Pip Hazelton stated that with out ‘critical reassurance’, she and fellow Westgate ward councillor Michael Dixey could be unable to help the plans.

The licensing software submitted to Canterbury Metropolis Council reveals Greggs needs to offer a takeaway service between 11pm and 5am on daily basis of the week.

‘Because it stands, we’re not proud of or within the thought of it being a 24-hour service,’ she stated.

Issues with drunken and disorderly behaviour within the metropolis centre late at night time have been properly documented.

FILE PICTURE - Stock photo of a Greggs outlet. Britain could soon get its first 24-hour Greggs - and it's just a stone's throw from a world-famous cathedral. See SWNS story SWLSgreggs. The popular bakery has applied for a round-the-clock to serve its sausage rolls, steak bakes and other favourites. The Greggs shop in St George?s Street, Canterbury, Kent, could remain open overnight if the council approve the plans. It's located less than 500 metres from Canterbury Cathedral - part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site that attracts tourists from across the globe. *** Local Caption ***

It might imply sausage rolls and steak bakes all day and night time for purchasers (Image: SWNS)

Issues have additionally been raised concerning the noise attributable to supply drivers revving to and from meals retailers within the early hours.

Councillor Hazleton stated: ‘We completely need to encourage enterprise within the metropolis – we need to see folks thrive and make a go of it within the space.

‘However barring McDonald’s, we’re not conscious of some other operatives being given a 24-hour licence. It’s a slippery slope.

‘Individuals do stay within the metropolis centre and saying sure units a harmful precedent – when do we are saying no?

‘St George’s Road has at all times considerably suffered from anti-social behaviour.

‘Numerous residents aren’t completely satisfied about present companies working the best way they do and in the end the query is will the town profit from this.’

Because it stands, Greggs’ drive-thru in Sittingbourne has the newest closing time within the county at 10pm.

Greggs additionally beforehand tried to usher in a 24-hour service at its Leicester Sq. retailer final 12 months – however council bosses snubbed the bid.

Greggs was approached, however a spokesman stated the corporate doesn’t touch upon stay functions.

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