Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Battersea, London

Northcote Road Action Group (NRAG) was set up in 2006 when residents attended a meeting of Northcote Road traders and decided they too had a vested interest in preserving the character and diversity of Northcote Rd, Battersea. The group maintained a dialogue with the Northcote Road traders’ network and has 450 members.

NRAG has successfully influenced Wandsworth Council... Read More

Belsize Park, London

A campaign group has been set up to oppose Tesco opening a store in an ex HSBC bank in Belsize Park. Residents feel the site is totally unsuitable for food retail (no loading bay, no parking etc),Protesters say the planned shop on the site of the former HSBC bank, in Haverstock HIll will destroy the community feel of the high street by driving out much-loved independent shops, cause traffic... Read More

Bexleyheath, London

Bexleyheath Community Involvement Association (BCIA) opposed plans by Tesco to build an 120,000 sq ft store, which could be up to six storeys high and include flats above the store. Over 100 people attended a public meeting in June 2008 to discuss the plans. Tesco submitted two applications for the site in June 2008 and the BCIA encouraged residents to submit comments in response to the... Read More