Campaigning to curb supermarket power

Hawkhurst, Kent

Tesco revealed plans to develop the Arriva bus depot in Hawkhurst.Together with Arriva, Tesco is appealing a decision to refuse plans to demolish the old bus depot and create a supermarket with 82 parking spaces.

The application was refused in October 2010 amid concerns that it would have a detrimental effect on Hawkhurst businesses and cause traffic congestion.

In March 2011 the Planning Inspectorate announced that planning permission had been granted to demolish to former Arriva bus station in Rye Road and build a Tesco store. Please see an article in Kent News, 11th March 2011.

United Kingdom
51° 2' 22.8012" N, 0° 30' 39.1104" E
Kent GB

Campaign Updates
Hawkhurst, Kent

27 March 2013