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Lidl Plans to Open Store in College Park

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A Lidl store (credit: WSJ)

The European discount grocery store Lidl is planning to open a new store in College Park, at the site of the current Clarion Inn Hotel, which is proposed to be razed.

The representatives from the store will come to tomorrow’s City Council meeting to talk about their plan.

Lidl US Operations, LLC, is requesting the approval of a Detailed Site Plan to construct a 36,185 square foot grocery store on a 3.30 acre site located at 8601 Baltimore Avenue in the northeast quadrant of its intersection with Berwyn Road.

The County’s Planning Board is scheduled to hear this case on Thursday, October 20th. The proposed building will be one-story with a height that ranges from 15.5-feet to 29.50-feet high at its highest point located above the entrance. The entrance is located at the southwest corner of the building with a cart corral to the east of the entrance. A streetscape is proposed along Baltimore Avenue, in front of the entrance that will include a

The entrance is located at the southwest corner of the building with a cart corral to the east of the entrance. A streetscape is proposed along Baltimore Avenue, in front of the entrance that will include a brick paved walking area (8-feet to 22-feet in width), three tree planters each with a bench located on each side of the planter, and pedestrian lighting. At the corner of Baltimore Avenue and Berwyn Road, the Applicant is proposing a plaza which will have landscaping, four benches and some kind of art or sign to identify the Berwyn neighborhood. The Applicant proposes to dedicate or place in an easement 10-feet of right-of-way (ROW) along Berwyn Road and along 48th Avenue and provide 5-foot wide sidewalks with pedestrian street lights. The Applicant is also proposing a 5-foot wide sidewalk along the northern side of the building that will connect from the 48th Avenue sidewalk to the front of the building. A 25-space bicycle rack is proposed on the Baltimore Avenue side of the building and a 15-space bike share station adjacent to the cart corral east of the entrance. The Applicant is proposing two access points to the site: from Baltimore Avenue and from Berwyn Road. The proposed Baltimore Avenue site access will be right-in/

At the corner of Baltimore Avenue and Berwyn Road, the Applicant is proposing a plaza which will have landscaping, four benches and some kind of art or sign to identify the Berwyn neighborhood. The Applicant proposes to dedicate or place in an easement 10-feet of right-of-way (ROW) along Berwyn Road and along 48th Avenue and provide 5-foot wide sidewalks with pedestrian street lights. The Applicant is also proposing a 5-foot wide sidewalk along the northern side of the building that will connect from the 48th Avenue sidewalk to the front of the building. A 25-space bicycle rack is proposed on the Baltimore Avenue side of the building and a 15-space bike share station adjacent to the cart corral east of the entrance. The Applicant is proposing two access points to the site: from Baltimore Avenue and from Berwyn Road. The proposed Baltimore Avenue site access will be right-in/

The Applicant is also proposing a 5-foot wide sidewalk along the northern side of the building that will connect from the 48th Avenue sidewalk to the front of the building. A 25-space bicycle rack is proposed on the Baltimore Avenue side of the building and a 15-space bike share station adjacent to the cart corral east of the entrance. The Applicant is proposing two access points to the site: from Baltimore Avenue and from Berwyn Road. The proposed Baltimore Avenue site access will be right-in/

The Applicant is proposing two access points to the site: from Baltimore Avenue and from Berwyn Road. The proposed Baltimore Avenue site access will be right-in/right-out. The Applicant submitted a Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA), revised August 31, 2016, indicating this project will operate within the acceptable parameters of not exceeding 1,600 Average Critical Lane Volume (CLV). The City retained an independent traffic engineer (Sabra, Wang and Associates) to review the applicant’s traffic study.

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1 Comment to “Lidl Plans to Open Store in College Park”

  1. By John, September 23, 2016 @ 10:00 am

    Any idea where we can find a PDF of the DSP? I imagine it should be available to the public by now. Thanks.