In February 2012 local shop owners found out that Tesco was planning to takeover a disused pub, the Swan and Sugar-loaf, in South Croydon.
The building is owned by the Whitgift Foundation and residents have criticised the Foundation claiming it has washed its hands of all responsibility for what is going on. Tesco submitted planning applications for a new entrance to the building, a... Read More
Aldi submitted proposals for a supermarket and flats at the corner of Ruxley Lane and Kingston Road in West Ewell, Surrey. The proposal involved the demolition of an industrial estate. The landlord accepted a deal and gave traders on the estate notice to leave. Traders and members of the community protested against the plans and a community-written objection was circulated in March 2007.
In May 2013 Morrisons submitted a new planning application for a store in Weybridge to Elmbridge Borough Council. It is looking to redevelop the former Focus DIY site and adjacent land off Monument Hill.