The plans had met with fierce opposition from residents particularly concerned about the traffic implications as the site was near Barwell Junior School. A campaign group Barwell Under Threat was established to oppose the plans.
Tesco has confirmed it plans to open a new store on the site of a former Barclay's bank – just seven months after denying it had any interest in the building.
Residents and traders in Clarendon Park, Leicester, have received letters from Tesco informing them about the proposal for one of its Express stores. People who live and work in the area, which is renowned for its independent... Read More