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.

ASDA seeking ‘big savings’ and ‘price lock’ over land deal

AsDA low prices lorry

The council's lawyers say pursuing ASDA for breach of contractual obligations could cost them over £1,000,000 so Executive members are being asked to consider secret recommendations instead.

Friday, 8th May, 2015 2:05pm

By Sally Perry with 50 readers' comments

ASDA rivals get go ahead from council on option to buy land

Monopoly houses

The option to buy two strips of redundant land next to the Newport Football ground from the Isle of Wight council for £350,000 will last for five years.

Wednesday, 21st January, 2015 8:59am

By Sally Perry with 21 readers' comments

Island Labour councillors seek ‘more imaginative use’ for ASDA £20m windfall

three wise owls

The Labour councillors say investing some of the expected £20m windfall from ASDA to help save services is a 'no-brainer' and will call on fellow councillors to agree their motion at Wednesday evening's full council meeting.

Tuesday, 20th January, 2015 1:10pm

By Geoff Brodie with 4 readers' comments

Staggering amount of money coming to council from ASDA deal

Monopoly money graffiti:

A major, major boost to the council's finances is on the cards from the ASDA deal - but it's unclear if the council know they've disclosed it, as they officially refused to give it to us.

Wednesday, 14th January, 2015 8:42am

By Simon Perry with 77 readers' comments

Council considering selling Newport land for £100,000 less than valuation and asked to rush sale

IWC Land that South Coast Leisure want

South Coast Leisure are seeking a five-year option to buy council land (next to where the new ASDA is planned) for £100,000 less than the valuation and want to rush it through before the beginning of February.

Friday, 9th January, 2015 12:00pm

By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments

Letter: Confused at Islanders’ jubilation over ASDA decision

Asda palm tree:

This reader believes the anticipated (by some) arrival of ASDA in Newport "is not good for the Island - not good for jobs, not good for choice and not good for our souls."

Friday, 4th July, 2014 1:16pm

By Vix Lowthion with 78 readers' comments

ASDA reveal dates for new supermarket in Newport

ASDA and blue sky

Now the planning application has been approved, ASDA's head of UK Property Communications shares plans with OnTheWight.

Thursday, 3rd July, 2014 9:32am

By Sally Perry with 96 readers' comments

ASDA planning application: Planning Committee make their decision

St George's Way Newport

Planning Committee members had two alternative planning applications for out of town supermarkets to consider tonight.

Wednesday, 2nd July, 2014 8:27pm

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments

Councillors decide fate of ASDA planning application next month

ASDA and blue sky

If ASDA get the go ahead to build a new supermarket on St George's Way in Newport, they say it will create 450 jobs.

Thursday, 19th June, 2014 10:36am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

450 jobs promised by supermarket giant

Supermarket trollies

If plans go ahead, the supermarket giant says that it will bring 450 much-needed jobs to the Island.

Friday, 20th December, 2013 10:02am

By Lucie Brailsford with 10 readers' comments

Alternative plans for Newport Football Club and Asda revealed

Alternative plans

The alternative plans for Newport Football Club and ASDA have been submitted to the planning department.

Thursday, 11th July, 2013 3:07pm

By Newport IW Football Club with 2 readers' comments

Newport FC/Asda: Proposal to re-jig current ground

A new proposal from the team's Chairman on the possible planning application.

Monday, 21st January, 2013 2:18pm

By Paul Phelps with 8 readers' comments