Campaigning to curb supermarket power


Hamsey Green, Croydon

On 4th June a planning inspector dismissed Lidl's appeal to develop the site of the former Good Companions pub, in Limpsfield Road, Hamsey Green, citing concerns over "highway safety".

The decision brings to apparent close a battle raging since August 2012 when Lidl first revealed its plans for the site.


Sanderstead, Croydon

Lidl wants to demolish the former Good Companions pub on Limpsfield Road and build a store.

The plans faced strong opposition from the local community.