Alimentary canal: J Sainsbury has unveiled plans for a superstore to be built in Selly Oak, Birmingham, alongside retail, residential and leisure facilities. The scheme, designed by Chetwood Associates, will be situated on the banks of the neglected Lapal canal. The development covers 40 acres and will be the biggest regeneration scheme outside the city centre. Planning consultant is Robert Turley Associates, traffic consultant is Denis Wilson Partnership and environmental consultant is Arthur Amos Associates.