Campaigning to curb supermarket power

Gwynedd

Caernarfon, Gwynedd

A campaign was launched in Caernarfon to oppose a planning application by Tesco to build a new 69, 063 sq/ft A1 Superstore/Petrol Filling Station and Carwash on the out of town land on Llanberis Road.  This is to replace the existing smaller store they already have near to the town.  This new store will dominate the area and campaigners are concerned that local businesses will suffer. The land... Read More

Pwllheli, Gwynedd

The Chamber of Trade began campaigning in November 2005 against Asda's application. Asda had taken over the site in May 2005, and the site already had planning permission for a store, but Asda was applying for a larger store than there was existing planning permission for. While still constructing the store, Asda applied to sell up to 30% non-food goods, compared to the previous 10%. In... Read More