February 2010

5:52pm Tuesday 16th February 2010 By Thais Portilho-Shrimpton Giant retailer Tesco is to appeal Mole Valley Council’s decision to refuse its planning application to build a store in Ashtead, it has emerged today. Tesco was refused permission to build the store by a nail-biting one vote, after campaigners collected thousands of signatures against it. The [...]

Spokespersons for SAVE, Gillian Russell and Quentin Armitage Photography by Kenn Jordan. Standing outside the proposed Tesco site, on The Street, in Ashtead. SAVE supporters celebrate their victory and hold aloft a banner with the words "Tesco, will you listen to us now?" Gillian Russell holding a bottle of victory Champagne, is surrounded by a [...]

Wednesday, February 03, 2010, 23:45Councillors have sensationally turned down Tesco's bid to build a second store in Ashtead. In a tight vote, members sitting on the district's development control committee voted against the supermarket giant's plans to develop the former petrol station site, in The Street, tonight (Wednesday). Last year, the council rejected Tesco's previous [...]

By Guy Martin February 04, 2010TESCO’S plans for a store in Ashtead were rejected on Wednesday night by the narrowest of margins. A single vote at a heated and nail-biting council meeting determined the fate of the application for a supermarket in The Street. The decision went against the recommendations of Mole Valley District Council [...]

Thursday 4th February 2010Following a long and at times heated debate the Development Control Committee for Mole Valley District Council declined an application by Tesco Stores Ltd to establish a supermarket on the former ESSO Service Station on The Street, Ashtead. The proposal also involved an extension to the car park at the rear of [...]