Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Marlborough, Wiltshire

In late December 2009 Tesco submitted a planning application to open a convenience store with 100 parking spaces on a business park. Sainsbury's submitted an application for a supermarket in March 2010.


Melksham, Wiltshire

In Melksham over 2,000 people have signed a petition to boycott store when it opens after the supermarket chain cut down around 400 trees.


Royal Wootton Basset

Plans for Marsh Farm include a Tesco supermarket, around 300 homes and other community facilities at Marsh Farm. A planning application will be submitted in spring 2014.

However, a conservative MP has criticised plans for a Tesco store and 300 homes on the outskirts of Royal Wootton Bassett. North Wiltshire MP James Gray said the plan to build on land at Marsh Farm would "wreck the town... Read More