Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Evesham, Worcestershire

Plans for a new Tesco Express store as part of an application by Esso to develop the petrol station on Cheltenham Road, Evesham were withdrawn in June 2007. Over 700 residents and local shopkeepers signed a petition to oppose the plans. 


Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire

In 2006 Tesco announced plans for a new store on an ex-industrial site with listed buildings. Local residents and traders, worried about the impact a new store would have on the town centre and traffic, started a campaign to oppose the plans. In August 2009 a new application by Tesco was given outline planning permission for a store, car park and petrol station at the former Carpets of Worth... Read More

Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire

Tesco plans for a 1,440 sqm (15,000 sq ft) store at the rear of existing shops on Teme Street in Tenbury Wells were finally approved in March 2012 after first being submitted in 2010.