Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Erdington, Birmingham

In May 2011 plans of the new 49,590 sq ft Sainsbury’s store and 400 car parking spaces on the Colliers site were unveiled. Residents were concerned about the number of articulated lorries per day (estimated at around 12) onto already congested roads, and the building of a major delivery bay within 4 metres of established residential buildings.

In 2010 Sainsbury's and the Collier Motor... Read More

Hodge Hill, Birmingham

In 2005 Tesco submitted plans for a 55,000 sq ft store to be built on open space. Many residents and groups including the local MP joined the campaign against the loss of the playing fields to the supermarket, and in April 2005 the MP presented a petition opposing development to Parliament. 80% of residents polled by the MP were against the plans. However, in December 2006 the City Council's... Read More

King's Norton, Birmingham

Residents are fighting to stop Sainsbury's from opening a store on the edge of a conservation area in the car park of the Navigation Pub on the Kings Norton Green

Sainsbury's is now appealing against the refusal by taking the decision to the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG).

The public are being urged to register their opposition at a public meeting on... Read More