Morning Lane Tesco store

Closes 31 Dec 2024

Opened 11 Sep 2023


Picture of the tesco car park at Morning Lane

Engagement activities are expected to begin later in 2024. This page is for information only.

What we’re doing

In 2017, the Council bought the land at 55 Morning Lane, home to the Tesco supermarket, to ensure it had more control over what could be built in this key town centre location after Tesco announced its intention to find a buyer for the site. 

The Council bought the land with the intention that the site would be redeveloped to deliver new homes, new jobs, and an improved Tesco store. Subject to further approval by the Council, it is intended that a development partner is appointed to deliver a redevelopment scheme on the site. The first step in this process is the preparation of a site brief which sets out the requirements that any redevleopment must achieve.   

The site brief will serve as the foundation for the future redevelopment of 55 Morning Lane, ensuring that local residents shape the process. We'll be reaching out to the community to start discussions on the site brief in the coming months.

Why we’re doing it

This site has been identified in Hackney’s Local Plan as a suitable location for new development. We want to engage with the community to ensure that any new development best aligns with their aspirations.  

How we’re doing it

The development will provide new affordable homes, keep a supermarket, create new jobs, and enhance the town centre and public areas with high-quality, greener spaces.

Community engagement on the site brief will begin later in 2024. We will work with local residents, businesses, and stakeholders to ensure any future plans for the site take into account their aspirations.

We’ll keep you informed about these plans, and the opportunities to help inform the changes that take place. 

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