Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Failsworth, Oldham


Residents and parents in Failsworth opposed plans by a developer for a Tesco superstore, petrol station, retail, office and accommodation units and a community centre.  For further information, see local press coverage. However, despite the... Read More

Fulwood, Preston

Plans for a new supermarket in Fulwood have been thrown out by councillors. The plans would have seen a 4,000 square metre supermarket built alongside a petrol station, pub, restaurant and other stores.

Dubbed a mini-retail park by objectors the plans were voted down by one vote, as councillors said it would cause more congestion in the North of the city.

Great Harwood, Lancashire

In 2007 plans were submitted to Hyndburn Council for a 45,000 sq. ft Tesco store. Local retailers started a campaign to oppose the development. For further information please see the local media coverage.