Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Ballycastle, Antrim

Tesco has been trying to open a store in Ballycastle since 2005 when it first submitted an application for a store on Leyland road.

In 2007 Tesco appealed following planning refusal but later withdrew its appeal following a concerted campaign by traders in the town. Please see an article in the... Read More

Ballyclare, Antrim

Tesco's proposals for a superstore on the outskirts of town have been opposed by traders in Ballyclare. A committee of local traders was set up in August 2008 to oppose the development plans.

Belfast, Cregagh

People from the Cregagh area have come together to challenge plans for a new Tesco store.Tesco has submitted a planning application in October to turn the former Rosetta Bar at the top of the Ormeau Road into a Tesco.

They are concerned about traffic and congestion and impact on existing shops.

Two separate applications from Tesco Stores Ltd for the "installation of an ATM", and... Read More