Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Sutton-at-hone, Kent

Tesco has put in a planning order to take over another local village pub - the Greyhound in Sutton-at-hone, DA4 9EU, Near Dartford, Kent.  

Residents feel that the Main Road can't take any more increased traffic.  The hazards to cyclist and families walking to the local village school and playgroup is currently very high.  The local convenience store situated opposite the proposed site... Read More

Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Tesco wants to open an Express store in the Kelsey Arms, in St John's Road.

In an application delegated to planning officers, Tesco promised only "low impact subtle alterations" to the front of the landmark building. With only limited increase in floor space, Tesco has not had to provide planners with a detailed design and access statement.  Tesco plans to install plant equipment to the... Read More

Westgate-On-Sea, Kent

Plans for a 2,885 sq ft Tesco store in Westgate-On-Sea have been recommended for approval by the planning officer despite residents voicing fears over the impact on the area's Victorian character, local trade, traffic and road safety.

A campaign group was set up to oppose the plans and collected 2,500 signatures on a petition against the development and 529 letters of objection received... Read More