The major supermarkets are circling over two prime London locations that have been proposed as part of the massive £2bn regeneration of King’s Cross.
The sites are set to occupy a 45,000 sq ft floorspace on the main site’s Granary Complex, while a further store of 20,000 sq ft has been earmarked for a site elsewhere in the development, likely to be among the proposed 1,950 homes.
Emma Garner, Sainsbury’s property spokeswoman, said she would be keeping an eye on the outcome of Camden Council’s planning committee meeting next week. “We’re always interested in opportunities and looking at what benefits they offer.”
Tesco and Asda both said they were also always on the lookout for new sites.
A spokeswoman for Argent, the developer behind the 67-acre scheme, said that by next week it would have a