St James's Investments submitted an application for a major development project in Uckfield which included expanding the existing Tesco store, new housing and other retail space. The company held an "exhibition of ideas" in September 2008 .
In November 2011 Tesco confirmed it is "interested" in moving into Wadhurst.
Retailers and residents in the village had expressed concerns when rumours first surfaced about the arrival of Tesco and at the annual parish meeting in May 2011 they vowed to fight any application. They are concerned about the impact a new supermarket would have on the High Street. For further information... Read More