ASDA Isle of Wight

The ASDA Isle of Wight plans to open in Newport.

The supermarket chain received planning permission in Dec 2014 to build a supermarket just outside Newport, Isle of Wight. They currently have 525 branches across the country and employ 160,000 people.

ASDA is subsidiary of the American retail corporate giant Walmart. Below are articles relating to the supermarket chain.

Council decision opens door for up to two more supermarkets in Newport

Tesco trollies:

The option to buy the land originally included permission for “non-food retail or light industrial uses“, but the Cabinet member has now approved a variation opening the door for two more supermarkets.

Wednesday, 6th December, 2017 4:56pm

By Sally Perry with 25 readers' comments

New Isle of Wight ASDA bus stop will affect bus journey times

ASDA and blue sky

Buses will revert to their Winter Timetable early next month, but three routes are due to be affected by the introduction of a new stop at ASDA in Newport from Monday.

Friday, 18th August, 2017 5:17pm

By Sally Perry

Update on St George’s Way/ASDA roadworks

roadworks send help

Works to construct the new roundabout on St George’s Way and link to Pan Lane are nearing completion.

Thursday, 6th April, 2017 4:57pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Budget debate: Read the group leader budget speeches in full


Leaders of all the groups who worked on and submitted budgets have shared their full speeches with OnTheWight.

Thursday, 23rd February, 2017 4:54pm

By Sally Perry with 24 readers' comments

Labour and Lib Dem Councillors propose lower council tax increase

calculator glasses and paperwork

As part of their alternative budget, the two Labour and one LibDem councillors propose 1.99% increase as opposed to the 4.99% increase being proposed by the Conservative UKIP Alliance.

Monday, 20th February, 2017 4:11pm

By Geoff Brodie with 7 readers' comments

‘Con-UKIP budget to ‘blow’ ASDA Windfall’ say opposition councillors

asda saving money lorry

Opposition councillors say the Conservative-UKIP plans for the ASDA money are "an insult to hard working Islanders who are having their Council Tax put up while paying for running machines and new desks".

Thursday, 16th February, 2017 11:13am

By Julia Baker-Smith with 46 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Council publish their medium term budget plans

Abacus :

Proposals for the Isle of Wight Council’s future approach to the management of its budget have been published today (Wednesday 5 October).

Wednesday, 5th October, 2016 5:46pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Work to start at St George’s Way road improvements next month

st george's way island roads work

Ahead of the new ASDA being built, the road layout improvements will be carried out in phases and starts in August.

Wednesday, 27th July, 2016 6:28pm

By IW Council Press Office with 5 readers' comments

Call for budget cut decisions to be revisited

Stop the Cuts Lollypop:

Now the Isle of Wight council has approval to use cash from the Asda deal to fund revenue (ie. ongoing services) Cllr Lumley is asking for previous budget cut decisions to be reviewed.

Wednesday, 13th July, 2016 7:38am

By Geoff Brodie with 23 readers' comments

IWC: £1.7m of ASDA money could kickstart community energy scheme

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The first of its kind on the Isle of Wight, this community energy scheme could give residents the opportunity to invest in the scheme and receive “an attractive return on their investment”. The IWC may invest £1.7m of ASDA money to get it started.

Monday, 7th December, 2015 12:58pm

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments

ASDA pays £17.75million for council land on the Isle of Wight

ASDA and blue sky

After negotiating a £2.4m discount on the original price, Asda have now paid the £17.75million price tag for the land at St George's Park in Newport. Work on the site could start as early as Spring 2016.

Monday, 28th September, 2015 6:29pm

By IW Council Press Office with 8 readers' comments

Council agree to slash £2.4m off land price in ASDA deal

Fifty pound notes

Council Executive agree to vary the terms of the ASDA lease, but say that if it's not completed by 1st September they'll take legal action against ASDA for breach of contract.

Friday, 15th May, 2015 8:31am

By Sally Perry with 35 readers' comments