The new Countdown site on Gordon Rd, Mosgiel. Photo by Peter McIntosh.
There is still no date for any further action on new
supermarkets in Mosgiel and Green Island.
While Progressive Enterprises has confirmed it will build a
new Countdown supermarket in Gordon Rd, it has still not
applied for consent.
A suggestion of a Fresh Choice supermarket being built on
Main South Rd in Green Island is also yet to be confirmed by
Progressive Enterprises property general manager Adrian
Walker said the company expected to be able to lodge a
resource consent for a new Countdown supermarket in Mosgiel
in the next couple of months.
As for a supermarket at Green Island, the position was
unchanged from earlier this year.
He said the company was always looking for great sites and
''Green Island is no exception. However, we don't have any
confirmed plans at this stage''.
Dunedin City Council property manager Robert Clark, however,
said things were moving along, and the council and the
developer had come to an agreement about a buffer between the
proposed supermarket, the park next door and also nearby
council housing, although documentation still had to be
The council had agreed for Jefcott St to be sold to the
adjoining owner, which was no issue as the street was
actually officially ''stopped'' some years ago.