Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Hoole, Cheshire

A petition was launched in early May in protest against plans for the Elms Medical Centre to become a Tesco store. The NHS plans to relocate the medical centre along with three others into a new "super clinic" at the forer Delamere Street bus station in the city centre.

The petition attracted more than 1,700 signatures.

Tesco, which already has seven stores and four One Stop... Read More

Macclesfield, Cheshire

Tesco currently has a large store in the town centre of Macclesfield, an even larger store on the edge of the town and a Metro opened on one of the main arteries into the town.

In 2012 Tesco applied for permission to build a new store, double the size - 100,000 sq feet - adjacent to their (45,000 sq ft) existing edge of town store. They then plan to convert their old store into a small... Read More

Middlewich, Cheshire

In 2009 Tesco submitted two planning applications for a 20,000 sqm (1.25 hectare store), bounded by Wheelock Street, Darlington Street and Southway. But abandoned plans for a new store and later abandoned plans for an extension to its existing store.

December 2010 - Radcliffe Developments announced it wants to turn the historic Boosey’s garden centre and Middlewich Autos site into a 29,... Read More