Campaigning to curb supermarket power

London

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Blackstock Road, Finsbury Park

For two years, Sainsbury's has been battling to open another “Local” store at the old Highbury Vale Police Station – just a couple of hundred yards from the branch on the Hackney side of the road, near Finsbury Park.

In February 2017, Islington Council denied its planning application. The planning committee said it would “adversely impact the vibrancy of Finsbury Park town centre”,... Read More

Brixton, London

In Brixton Tesco want to turn the George IV pub into an Express store.

Over 1,200 people have already signed the petition asking the council to save the George IV from becoming another Tesco. Campaigners are also encouraging residents to submit individual objection letters direct to the Council.Local residents and businesses are unhappy with the plans as the area of Brixton Hill is... Read More

Bromley-by-Bow, London

On 26th May 2010 the London Thames Gateway Development Corporation planning committee gave approval for a multi-million pound Tesco scheme which includes 454 new homes, a Tesco supermarket, a new district centre with space for 17 shops and other outlets, a library, two-form entry primary school, 104-bed hotel, car park, business starter units and a riverside park and footpath. 

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