Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Herne Hill, London

In Herne Hill Nordic Construction acquired the site of a former petrol filling station, next to a Sainsbury's store, with the benefit of the current planning permission (the planning application for the new development of the former petrol filling site next to Sainsbury’s was considered by Lambeth’s planning committee on 3 April 2012).

Residents and traders understand an agreement has... Read More

Highams Park, Waltham Forest

Tesco first submitted plans for a superstore in Higham's Park in 2005 but in 2007 after the application had been called-in the Secretary of State refused the application.

In July 2008 Tesco unveiled new plans at a three-day public exhibition and in September 2008 submitted plans to the council to build a 5,523 sq m 24-hour store in an industrial estate off Larkshall Road. The proposals... Read More

Hillingdon, London

In January 2010 plans for a supermarket, with flats above it, to be built on the former Oak Tree Pub in Hillingdon were resubmitted.

Residents and shopkeepers launched a campaign to fight the new plans.