Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Broadheath, Greater Manchester

Asda and Morrisons want to build stores on neighbouring sites in the area – Asda on Lyon Industrial state, on Atlantic Street and Morrisons on the B & Q site on Atlantic Street.

In July 2013 a planning report concludes that both applications should be refused – claiming the stores are not needed in Broadheath, and they would hit regeneration plans for Sale town centre.
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Sale Moor, Trafford

Residents and traders in Sale Moor are concerned that three units in the village could be converted into a supermarket. Major worries are the impact on trade, road safety, traffic congestion and parking.

In September 2012 plans for a new Tesco Express next door to the existing Norris Road Food Store on the site of the Piper pub, on Norris Road, which closed six years ago, were announced... Read More

Stretford, Greater Manchester

In July 2009, Lancashire County Cricket Club ran a series of consultation events about plans to redevelop the "cricket ground and environs", which include a new 168,000 sq ft Tesco store. A group " No Mega Tesco" was set up to oppose the plans.

Trafford council approved the Tesco application on the 11th March 2010. On 29th September the Secretary of State for Communities and Local... Read More