Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Mytchett, Surrey

More than 1,200 residents petitioned the council to oppose the plans submitted by agent Nathaniel Lichfield & Partners on behalf of Tesco in December 2012, proposing to convert the ground floor of a vacant two-storey commercial building in Mytchett Road into a Tesco Express store.

Councillors felt the plans showed a ‘disregard’ for pedestrian safety, would result – by Tesco’s own... Read More

New Haw, Surrey

Shopkeepers in The Broadway are campaigning against plans for a Tesco Express store at 302 Woodham Lane – currently the Warmans Motor Company showroom.

Worried traders decided to start a paper petition opposing the plans, which in just a week had secured the signatures of more than 1,300 villagers. Two thousand people have now signed the petition, with 120 more signing an online... Read More

Redhill, Surrey

In May 2009 Tesco revealed plans for a 40,000 sqft store on the site of the old Ford garage on Reading Arch Road. In June 2009 Tesco submitted a planning application for a new superstore on the Brighton Road just south of the Reading Arch Bridge. It included 26 flats and 331 parking spaces.  Sustainable Redhill opposed the plans. In October 2009 Tesco submitted a new planning application for... Read More