Campaigning to curb supermarket power

Evesham, Worcestershire

Plans for a new Tesco Express store as part of an application by Esso to develop the petrol station on Cheltenham Road, Evesham were withdrawn in June 2007. Over 700 residents and local shopkeepers signed a petition to oppose the plans. 


United Kingdom
52° 5' 31.7364" N, 1° 56' 48.372" W
Worcestershire GB

Campaign Updates
Evesham, Worcestershire

1 December 2016
New Lidl store approved
12 November 2009
Third application approved

District Councillors "reluctantly" approved new plans after it was revealed that critical objections had been withdrawn since it was last submitted by the current occupier, Esso. These plans were initially turned down twice, once by the District Council and once on appeal by the Planning Inspectorate.

12 November 2007
New application refused

Esso submitted a new proposal and in November, Councillor's voted unanimously to oppose the plans for the Tesco Express store  despite planning officers having recommended approval.