Campaigning to curb supermarket power

Richmond, London

In June 2011 Richmond Council's planning department refused a planning application to change the current Topps Tiles site in Upper Richmond Road into a supermarket base. However, the decision was appealed by applicant Multi-Tile ltd on behalf of Sainsbury’s.


United Kingdom
51° 27' 40.176" N, 0° 18' 7.6464" W
London GB

Campaign Updates
Richmond, London

1 February 2012
Appeal dismissed

Planning inspector dismissed the appeal. Issues that were cited in the refusal report referred to concerns about inadequate parking provision at the site and the impact increased levels of traffic associated with a large retail store would have on the area.