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West Rockville May Get a Wawa. You Get a Wawa, Every Town in Bucks County It Seems Will Get a Wawa!

West Rockville May Get a Wawa. You Get a Wawa, Every Town in Bucks County It Seems Will Get a Wawa! | Newtown News of Interest |

This month, preliminary and final development plans submitted to the Bucks County Planning Commission were discussed at the township planning commission meeting on Aug. 8 and brought to the supervisors on Aug. 16.


Sketch plans were first presented to the township planning commission a year ago.


What does the plan for a West Rockhill Wawa include?


Julie Von Spreckelsen with Eastburn and Gray, who represents Provco, presented the proposal for a 6,049-square-foot convenience store, a canopy area with 16 gas pumps and 73 parking spaces, including seven oversized spots for larger vehicles such as landscaping trucks.


Spreckelsen also provided updates on progress made over the past year, such as meeting with neighboring property owners to hear their feedback.


“We incorporated their suggested changes all in an effort to reduce impact as much as possible,” she said, which included increasing the berm on the rear property line, adding more landscaping and fencing, and moving the trash enclosure from the back of the property to the front.*



johnmacknewtown's insight:


*BUT WILL IT BE POWERED BY SOLAR ENERGY? This was one of the conditions of #NewtownPA’s settlement with Provco/Wawa [LINK:]


I not only ask this because the Newtown Wawa will have solar panels, but West Rockville is noted for being a frontrunner in solar energy: read "West Rockhill is the First in PA to Use Solar for 100% of Its Municipal Electricity Needs"; 


NOTE: There are two other Wawa stores with gas pumps less than three miles from the proposed West Rockhill Wawa site:

  1. 370 N. Main St. in Souderton
  2. 3520 Bethlehem Pike in Hilltown
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