Campaigning to curb supermarket power

Ballyclare, Antrim

Tesco's proposals for a superstore on the outskirts of town have been opposed by traders in Ballyclare. A committee of local traders was set up in August 2008 to oppose the development plans.

United Kingdom
54° 44' 42.846" N, 6° 0' 14.5008" W
Antrim GB

Campaign Updates
Ballyclare, Antrim

24 June 2010
Application refused

The Planning Service for Northern Ireland recommended the application for the store be refused. The Northern Ireland Independent Retail Trade Association and Ballyclare Chamber of Trade have both welcomed the decision by DOE Planning Service to reject the proposed out of town store.

1 September 2008
MEP meeting

Campaigners met with local MEP Jim Nicholson.