Campaigning to curb supermarket power

Cleckheaton, Kirklees

Campaign Updates
Cleckheaton, Kirklees

27 June 2014
Tesco puts the former Serpentine Mills site up for sale for £2.5m.
20 March 2014
Tesco marketing land to developers
6 May 2013
Tesco ditches plans
1 December 2009
New application approved

The Heavy Woollen planning sub-committee approved the 4309sqm store, 11 new shops along Railway Street, 410 free parking spaces and new petrol station.

2 February 2009
Application refused

Because of the effect such a large store would have on neighbouring Heckmondwike's 'vibrancy and vitality'.

1 January 2008
Tesco application approved

But it did not include a new petrol station, so a fresh plan was submitted for a larger store which did.