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Tesco Express store as part of an application by Esso to develop the petrol station on Cheltenham Road, Evesham were withdrawn in June 2007.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.
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