A campaign group has been set up to oppose Tesco opening a store in an ex HSBC bank in Belsize Park. Residents feel the site is totally unsuitable for food retail (no loading bay, no parking etc),Protesters say the planned shop on the site of the former HSBC bank, in Haverstock HIll will destroy the community feel of the high street by driving out much-loved independent shops, cause traffic chaos and is not needed when there are already two other Tesco stores nearby. Over 2,000 signatures have been collected opposing the store plans.
Belsize Park, London
Sainsbury's is planning to open a store on the site of the former burned down Good For You toy shop in Haverstock Hill. A petition has been launched signed by Hampstead actress Janet Suzman and a campaign team has been formed to see of the latest supermarket giant to try to open in the heart of Belsize Park.