Campaigning to curb supermarket power

Bristol City of


Hanham Bristol

Tesco has been trying to develop the Anstey's Road land since it bought the Kleeneze site in 2003. Tesco submitted a planning application which led to a campaign against the scheme. Tesco later withdrew the application before it was determined by South Gloucestershire Council, whose planning officers had recommended rejection. 

Tesco started the consultation process for a store in... Read More

Horfield, Bristol

In June 2011 Bristol Rovers Football Club announced a move to a new £40m stadium near the city's ring road. The club is based at the Memorial Stadium but attempts to redevelop the site faltered despite planning permission being granted in 2007. The club decided to consider a move to land owned by the University of the West of England close to the Avon Ring Road on the edge of Bristol. The... Read More

Kingswood, Bristol

Sainsbury's wants to convert a former college building next to the library – a building which is locally listed. Residents set up a petition asking the council to turn down the plans, citing an increase in traffic and noise, potential loss of wildlife, a decrease in parking for local residents and the effect on local shops.