Campaigning to curb supermarket power

West Sussex


Another London Road, Brighton

In June 2009 Tesco and St James Investments severed their ties throwing plans to buy up property and develop in the London Road area of Brighton into jeopardy. The plans included a 100,000 sq foot Tesco store and parking for up to 1000 vehicles. 

Campaigners feared the loss of local jobs, small businesses, specialist shops, and homes. However, several properties that are key to St James... Read More

Burgess Hill, West Sussex

Tesco plans to expand its store by 50% mainly to the right of the building with parking spaces being built on the piece of wasteland that splits the store from a housing estate.

On 25th October Burgess Hill Town Council considered the planning application and were provided with a report by an independent planning consultant which confirmed a belief that the expansion of Tesco would take... Read More

Cuckfield, West Sussex

Cuckfield residents have formed a campaign group and gathered at the Co-op to protest plans to convert the 200-year-old pub into a shop.

The village's campaign to save The Ship Inn has even received the backing of their local MP, Sir Nicholas Soames.

More than 1,200 people signed the petition calling for Co-op to back down