Campaigning to curb supermarket power

Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire

Stratford District Council refused plans on 28th January 2013 on the grounds of the impact of retail store on the viability and vitality of Shipston town centre and the impact on the landscape.


United Kingdom
52° 3' 23.4288" N, 1° 38' 52.6164" W
Warwickshire GB

Campaign Updates
Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire

24 February 2015
Planning Inspectorate approves plans

The Planning Inspectorate has overturned Stratford District Council’s decision to reject the plans for the 18,000 square metre store and petrol station in Campden Road, as well as an extra care retirement development of up to 80 cottages and 50 apartments, up to 54 residential dwellings and land for community use.

3 October 2014
Inspector will re-open inquiry in 2015

The inspector has now decided the inquiry will be reopened next year to consider information about the council's new five-year housing supply.

10 July 2014
Public inquiry resumes

Ainscough Strategic Land (ASL) is fighting the refusal of plans to build a supermarket, petrol station, Extra Care’ Retirement Home comprising up to 80 cottages and 50 apartments and up to 54 houses on land north of Campden Road.

26 June 2014
Housing plans refused

Tthe developer's proposals were submitted as a 'Plan B' application, as the same site is currently the subject of an appeal for a supermarket, petrol station and extra-care retirement home which is resuming on Tuesday, July 8 for two weeks. 

13 February 2014
Developer also submits application for housing on same site

Ainscough Strategic Land (ASL) says a supermarket is still its preferred option, but it has now submitted a planning application to build 143 houses and 72 extra care apartments as a fall-back if it’s not given the go-ahead.

1 October 2013
Public inquiry starts
23 September 2013
Public inquiry starts on 1st October

Next week a public inquiry starts following an appeal by Ainscough Strategic Land to build a supermarket and petrol station.