Campaigning to curb supermarket power



Moreton, Merseyside

In June 2010 residents and shopkeepers launched a campaign to stop Tesco building a store on the site of the Plough Inn pub in Hoylake Road, Moreton.

A petition of 2,496 signatures was handed in to the Council.

A planning committee meeting was held on 6th July 2010 but Councillors deferred making a decision "to give planning officers time to find further information on some of... Read More

Wallasey, Wirral

A planning application has been submitted for the construction of a new convenience retail store with access and car parking with ‘associated works’ on the vacant land where Classic Cars of Wirral Ltd (next to the Farmer’s Arms) use to be situated in Wallasey Village.

A previous application for a proposed Tesco store on the site was recently refused on the basis that it was an ‘alien... Read More


Due to the ever increasing presence of supermarkets in the Wirral area which are threatening our local economy/community, a group of local traders have set up an action group called WASP (Wirral Against Supermarket Power).  A petition has already gathered 1,000 signatures.

Plans for a new retail development in Noctorum were rejected by Wirral's planning committee on... Read More