Campaigning to curb supermarket power

Retford, Nottinghamshire

Asda wants to create the town's first fully automatic petrol station just off Chancery Lane right next to Kings' Park.

The plans were met with opposition and around 500 people signed up to support a protest page on Facebook. Residents are concerned because traffic is already bad in that location, it is in a conservation area and the police and fire services might be hindered in getting out of Wharf Road. It is also next to Kings' Park which is up for a conservation award which might go against us if we have a petrol station plonked right next to it.

Nottinghamshire
United Kingdom
53° 19' 20.1396" N, 0° 56' 53.7252" W
Nottinghamshire GB

Campaign Updates
Retford, Nottinghamshire

11 April 2013
Plans refused

Every member bar one of Bassetlaw District Council's planning committee voted against the plans.