Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Cheadle Hulme, Manchester

In Cheadle Hulme, Morrisons is trying to open a store on the former Greyhound pub site.

Seddons bought the site and demolished the pub which means Morrisons need full planning permission for a store.

Local residents and traders are opposing the plans.

Chorlton, Greater Manchester

Keep Chorlton Interesting was born out of the No Tesco campaign during 2007-08. Redevelopment of Chorlton’s shopping precinct has been on the cards for many years. Built in the 1970’s, it is fairly typical of its time, and perhaps a bit neglected. But it is well-used, home to a mixture of independents, smallish chains, and a Boots and a Quality Save. 

In December 2007, Manchester... Read More

Salford, Greater Manchester

Tesco planned to build a 140,000 sqft Tesco Extra store on stilts on the site of St James RC Primary opposite Salford Shopping City in Pendleton.

The owners of Salford Shopping City said they are facing 'decimation' if a vast stand-alone Tesco were built next to it. Previous plans had ensured that both the shopping centre and the proposed Tesco store would be developed in partnership to... Read More