Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Brentwood, Essex

Tesco wants to open an Express shop in Warley, inside the old Alexandra pub, also formerly known as the Warley Tavern.

Planning permission is not required to transform the building into a shop, but campaigners who are against the idea, have asked for a public meeting to be held so opinions can be voiced. This Express store would be the fourth Tesco store in Brentwood joining other... Read More

Chelmsford, Essex

Residents and ward councillors in Chelmsford opposed the demolition of the Marsham Arms in Waterhouse Lane to make way for a Tesco Express and flats. They say there is no need for another convenience store because there is a Co-op petrol station next door. Tesco already has 5 stores in Chelmsford and that increased customer traffic, delivery lorries, parking for the five flats and a new access... Read More

Frinton, Essex

Tesco submitted an application for a new store, including 18 flats on the site of an old petrol station and car repair shop close to the town's railway gates. Residents and existing retailers are concerned about traffic problems, as the new Tesco store would be near to Frinton's famous railway gates, noise and the impact on existing retailers.