No to a Twickenham Poundland

Poundland have submitted an application to Richmond Council to transform the 785sq m former Woolworths site in King Street, Twickenham into a pound store.

The proposals include the redecoration of the store, the shop front, the construction of a front sign and a "projecting" sign. 

 We urge the council to reject Poundland's application. A Poundland would be an eye-sore and a scar on the face of Twickenham, an area that was once home to thriving independent businesses.

Instead, the council should search for viable alternatives that fully benefit the local community and enhance Twickenham's desirability. For example, by converting the vacant lot into an indoor farmer's market.

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    pcqpicrghf, Latvia

    4 years ago Comments: -
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    sam, United Kingdom

    4 years ago Comments: right guys, i have had enough of some of these comments!!!! as a student studying at st marys even i can see that poundland is a great investment in the town of twickenham.................along with the other 3000 students here and all the other kids in the town. sorry if it gets in the way of all the other thriving independant businesses in twickenham high street such as: iceland, superdrug, boots, kfc, subway, weatherspoons, waitrose, marks and sparks, laura ashley, m and co, starbucks, coffee republic, gregs, halfords, wimpy, pizza express, zizzis, waterstones, holland and barret, card factory, clintons, carphone warehouse, kodak..........shall i contiue, rest ur petty little petition u stuck up people! in case u havnt realised i havnt join this in agreeance mearly just to show that u all are shallow people.......p.s farmers market in the middle of twickenham.,...havnt laughed so hard in years!!
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    Charles Smith, United Kingdom

    4 years ago Comments: Dear Friends of Twickenham I really do think that is Discrimination of the highest degree when people like you are trying to discriminate between poor and rich.The Poor and rich should co-exist Poor store e.g poundland should be proivded to the poor and so called Harrods should be provided to the rich
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