Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Unthank Road, Norwich

Residents campaigned against Tesco's plans for an Express store at Unthank Road in Norwich from November 2004. Tesco submitted three applications, each of which was refused by the City Council planning committee. Tesco withdrew from two public inquiries, scheduled for August 2005 and December 2006. Tesco were eventually granted permission after a third public inquiry in January 2009, which... Read More

Wymondham, Norfolk

The scheme caused concern amongst local residents and businesses about highway safety and the increased traffic movements in the area.

A petition was submitted to South Norfolk Council raising fears about the road safety implications for Norwich Road, which is already busy, particularly during school run times.