Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Mill Road, Cambrdige

In March 2008 local residents celebrated as councillors rejected Tesco proposals for Mill Road. Over 250 people attended the meeting of the East Area planning committee, and councillors voted unanimously to reject Tesco's proposals to build an extension to the rear of the proposed site, and to install refrigeration and air conditioning. Tesco had previously confirmed in writing to the council... Read More

Newmarket, Cambridgeshire

Newmarket has had applications for four supermarkets (Tesco, Asda, Morrisons and Sainsbury's).

Tesco submitted a planning application to Forest Heath District Council for a new store, 4,600 sq ft larger than it's existing one, that would be built on a land at the neighbouring Oaks Business Park.

Newmarket’s Retailers’ Association started a petition... Read More

Soham, Cambridgeshire

Ely Harrier Developments are in talks with three major supermarket chains regarding its proposals to develop a “Northern Gateway” in The Shade area of the town. The planning application is for a mixed use development, which will include a foodstore with a petrol station, employment/light industrial land and a recreational area.