THIS is the online advert from Aldi:

Aldi is pleased to announce that it has submitted exciting plans for a discount food store for Eastbourne. If approved, our application would see a new and high-quality food store delivered on brownfield land off Pacific Drive.

You have a chance to help deliver the new Aldi food store. Please fill out the form below and we will get in touch to advise how you can register your support via the planning file. 👇

The scheme forms part of a wider regeneration masterplan for this part of Sovereign Harbour, which you can read more about here:

The new discount food store will deliver significant benefits to the local community, including

✅ A local discount food store offering quality food at the lowest prices, enhancing shopping choice in Eastbourne

✅ Up to 50 new openings, paid at above the living wage, for local people

✅ Parking spaces for 130 cars, including designated blue badge bays and electric vehicle charging points

✅ Free customer car parking

✅ High-quality sustainable design, including photovoltaic cells on the roof

✅ Attractive landscaping throughout the site