Councillors were concerned that Tesco's arrival would exacerbate traffic problems in Maidstone Road. The Inspector determined that "the main issues are the impact on the living conditions of the occupants of adjoining dwellings in terms of noise and disturbance and light pollution". Please see an article at thisiskent.co.uk, 4th February 2011.
Borough Green, Kent
7 February 2011
Planning inspector refuses plans
A Government planning inspector backed Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council's original decision to refuse Esso permission to open a Tesco Express store in Brackenhill Service Station.