Campaigning to curb supermarket power

Kingswood, Bristol

Sainsbury's wants to convert a former college building next to the library – a building which is locally listed. Residents set up a petition asking the council to turn down the plans, citing an increase in traffic and noise, potential loss of wildlife, a decrease in parking for local residents and the effect on local shops.


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Campaign Updates
Kingswood, Bristol

17 March 2014
Tesco takes over the Chequers pub

A group of residents and councillors had launched a campaign to save the Chequers in Lodge Road. But they have now been informed its owner, Enterprise Inns, has exchanged contracts with the supermarket. The pub closed five years ago. Since then the mock Tudor building has fallen into disrepair


21 June 2011
Sainsbury's withdraws application