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Blackheath, Colchester

Tesco's proposals for a convenience store on the site of the former Cherry Tree Garage, in Blackheath, Colchester, provoked local opposition because residents felt that the store would overwhelm local roads. A petition gathered 700 signatures.

 

 

Blackheath, Colchester

Tesco's proposals for a convenience store on the site of the former Cherry Tree Garage, in Blackheath, Colchester, provoked local opposition because residents felt that the store would overwhelm local roads. A petition gathered 700 signatures.

At the end of October Colchester Council rejected Tesco's proposals as they "went against policy" as the site was outside a designated retail... Read More

Braintree, Essex

In 2008 Tesco submitted proposals to enlarge the stores at Great Notley and Marks Farm in Braintree. Braintree Council planning officers had recommended that the authority’s planning committee approve Tesco's proposals but Councillors sought more expert advice before making the decision. Councillors asked for an independent retail consultant to report back specifically on the scale of the... Read More

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