Plans for new drive-thru Costa in Lichfield are approved

Plans for a new drive-thru Costa outlet have been approved.

The coffee chain wants to create a new store at Wall Island.

Concerns had been raised by the owners of the nearby hotel about the noise generated by the drive-thru lanes.

But a planning officer said other businesses operating upto 24 hours a day nearby meant the impact would be minimal.

“The hours proposed by the new Costa Drive-Thru are not considered disproportionate to the existing operation hours of other units within Lichfield South to warrant a reason for refusal.”

Full details of the plans and decision notice can be seen on Lichfield District Council’s website.

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1 Comment

  1. Thornton

    11th December, 2015 at 6:39 pm

    No need to worry about the noise. It’ll only be commuters grabbing a coffee before work from around 6am ’til 9am. You have to wonder though how anyone can drink coffee while driving. I know I can’t.