Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Olney, Buckinghamshire

Tesco wants to open a store on the High Street of Olney. It did not need planning permission for the store as the site was already registered for retail use. The site is in a conservation area, and residents and Councillors expressed opposition to the store, and the fact that they were not aware about the plans.

Stokenchurch, Buckinghamshire

Tesco has put in another planning application to open a store in Stokenchurch at  1, George Road.  It last put in an application for the same site in June 2011, but this included four flats as well.

The last application was refused because of the proposed design, the lack of a proposed contribution towards infrastructure and planning officials said the flats plan would result in a poor... Read More