Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire

Residents launched a campaign against a Tesco Express store opening at the Archers Pub in Havers Lane. Tesco is seeking permission to make exterior alterations to The Archers Pub, which include the installation of air conditioning and refrigeration units, enclosed by a 2m high fence, and the fitting of an ATM machine.

Many residents on the Havers estate are worried about the impact on... Read More

Bovingdon, Hertfordshire

Tesco submitted a planning application for a Tesco Express on site of Bovingdon Service Station in May 2009.  

 In January 2010, Tesco was given the green light by the Planning Inspector to go ahead and build. 

Cheshunt, Hertfordshire

Hundreds of residents joined a campaign opposing plans to build a Tesco just half a mile away from the chain’s flagship Brookfield Centre store. Tesco wants to convert the former Zenz House Chinese restaurant in Flamstead End Road into a Tesco Express.

The campaign group Every Little Hurts claims 201 people have put pen to paper to oppose the convenience store, which... Read More