In 2008 Tesco in Stalybridge planned to submit an application to increase the size of its store by adding a new mezzanine floor and more parking space. A new campaign group, SayNO2Tesco, was set up to fight the plans.
Over 300 people attended a public meeting at Stalybridge Civic Hall in August 2008 to discuss the plans. Tesco failed to send a representative. Please see an... Read More
In January 2010 Wyre planning committee approved plans for a Tesco Express to be built on the Marsh Mill Village car park on Fleetwood Road North. The chair cast his vote in favour after voting was split 5-5 with two abstentions.
Local residents were outraged at the decision and stormed out of the meeting. Objections centred around possible problems with parking, flooding and noise and... Read More