AMBER REI has is to open a consultation over its plans to redevelop the 2 Sisters Coupar Angus poultry processing facility.

The firm wants to rebuild the plant on land adjacent to the existing site, which it proposes to redevelop.

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It said that residential, general industrial, storage or distribution uses would all be considered.

Rebuilding Coupar Angus forms part of ambitious plans for a £150m investment in the company’s poultry supply chain in Scotland.

Two Planning Application Notices have been submitted to Perth and Kinross Council.

Amber REI will invite members of the public to an online consultation between 3 pm-7 pm on 30 June at a dedicated website:

‘Huge economic opportunity’

A spokesperson for Amber Real Estate Investment said: “We’re pleased to be giving the public the chance to have a say on our future poultry processing facilities in Coupar Angus.

“This new venture will allow us to develop an upgraded facility and may unlock the potential for alternative uses for the existing site.

“This is a huge economic opportunity, particularly at such a sensitive time nationally.

“We are consulting extensively to ensure that that the public have an opportunity to input their views and shape our proposals.

“We encourage the community to attend and ask any questions they may have.”