Neighbouring traders on Oldfield Lane North were concerned to find out that Tesco Express will be opening. Shopkeepers received a letter saying the premises at 249 and 251, previously a grocery shop and chemist respectively, was to be extended at the rear with no mention of what was planned for the space. Planning permission was given in October 2012.
On the 8th October 2008 Hillingdon Council turned down an application from Tesco to open an Express store at the Kings Arms site, Breakspear Road North mainly on traffic concerns and potential problems with deliveries, and the conservation, character, vitality and vibrancy of the town centre. The decision followed a strong campaign by residents, shopkeepers and councillors concerned about the... Read More
Tesco wants to expand it's store in Harrow to a Tesco Extra by adding an extra floor to the store and extra levels of car parking. The local residents association and businesses oppose the plans as they believe an expansion would have a negative impact on traffic in Harrow, the environment, the local economy, local shops, local jobs and local residents.