SWANSEA - A plan for a two building commercial development at the corner of Maple Avenue and Rt. 6 across from the First Christian Congregational Church, is being brought to the Planning Board on September 18.
Philip Martelly is bringing a plan that includes a 7,225 square foot building and another that is 5,900 square feet at the location that is currently open space. an O'Reilly Auto Parts store is planned for 175 Maple Avenue and would be in the 7,225 square foot building. The second building would be partitioned into three stores.
Town Planner Steven Antinelli noted that as of now, the 2,500 would be a Dunkin' Donuts and a 1,900 and 1,500 square foot stores are unknown at this time. The plan calls for access to the property from Maple Avenue and G.A.R. Highway.
There are no plans to connect with Highland Road or Easterbrooks Street. During hearing with the Zoning Board of Appeals, residents of the area voiced concern that the plan would include access by the abutting neighborhoods. However, the plan before the Planning Board does not include any access other than Maple Ave. and Rt. 6.