Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Havant, Hampshire

Despite a strong campaign by local residents and traders and supported by Friends of the Earth, Havant Borough Councillor's voted in favour of Tesco's planning application on the 29th November 2007.

This decision was made despite an independent report by DTZ Consultants claiming there was not enough customer demand to justify the new store.... Read More

Hook, Hampshire

Sainsbury’s wants to build a 30,000sq ft store on land off Reading Road as part of a site to the north east of the village earmarked for hundreds of new homes.

Hook Parish Council has objected to the plans, giving 10 reasons why it should be rejected by Hart District Council. It said that as the district council’s draft local plan, the blueprint for building homes in Hart up to 2029,... Read More

Lee-on-Solent, Hampshire

Tesco wants to build an Express store on the corner of Pier Street and Marine Parade West but Lee Business Association fear it will hit their trade. They organised a strong campaign against the plans including a silent protest on the seafront, on 26th June 2011.

Gosport Borough Council granted planning permission for developers to turn Pier House into 14 flats and two retail units in... Read More