Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Hornchurch, London

In August 2009 Emerson Park & Ardleigh Green Residents' Association found out that Tesco wished to open an Express store in a parade of shops located in Butts Green Road, Hornchurch. The premises (no. 77-79) was an empty double shop and Tesco's plan was to add a huge single story extension that would run almost the entire length of the land which is very close to a residential dwelling... Read More

Hounslow, London

Tesco and its development partners Spenhill want to build a 21-storey skyscraper with convenience store on the ground floor. The building will include 267 flats. However, the plans have met with opposition from local residents.

Ickenham, London

Residents in Ickenham opposed Tesco's application for a development on the Master Brewer site on Hillingdon Circus in West London. The application was for a mixed use scheme including a 7,000 sq m store. Residents believed that the development would be over-dominant, was unsuited to the site and location, would have put pressure on the road network, would have impacted severely on local shops... Read More