Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Archer Road, Sheffield

In 2010 Sainsbury's submitted plans for a 40 per cent extension of their Archer Road store. But the Council refused the application because of concerns that traffic generated by the expansion would clog up already strained roads and would worsen air quality.  The Millhouses and Carterknowle Community Group also shared these concerns.

In August 2011 Sainsbury’s lost its appeal against... Read More

Crookesmoor, Sheffield

On 23rd April 2013 Sheffield Council’s licensing board approved a bid for alcohol to be sold at the proposed Sainsbury’s store, in the former Hadfield pub on Barber Road, Crookesmoor.

A planning application for external alterations to the building has been recommended for approval at a meeting of the council’s city centre, south and east planning board on 29th April.

Individual... Read More

Hillsborough, Sheffield

Sainsbury’  plans to build a new 9,000 sq m store and almost 500 car parking spaces on Penistone Road North and Claywheels Lane, using land owned by Fletchers Bakery and the sites of the Travellers and Gate Inn pubs were met with opposition from local residents.

Residents submitted objections and petitions with concerns including a lack of demand, impact on independent stores in the... Read More