Delight as Asda plan gets go-ahead

By nichola rutherford

Published: 25/01/2011

Plans for a long-awaited Asda store in Inverness have finally been approved by Scottish ministers, it emerged yesterday.

More than five years after the supermarket giant first expressed interest in the site at Slackbuie on the south of the city, its outline plans for the store have been agreed.

Last night the decision was greeted with widespread delight by city leaders, many of them keen to see a new supermarket in Inverness to rival Tesco’s dominance.

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