July 2010

Friday, July 30, 2010, 08:00RESIDENTS and businesses both for and against plans to build a Tesco supermarket in Ashtead have had their say. The views were aired during a week-long public inquiry looking into two rejected planning applications to build a supermarket at the former Esso site in The Street, Ashtead. Among those who had [...]

6:31pm Thursday 29th July 2010 By Andy Walker   CAMPAIGNERS fighting to halt supermarket giant Tesco building a £40m superstore look to have claimed victory - after councillors dramatically threw out the application. More than 400 members of the public attended a marathon four hour planning meeting this afternoon at which the proposed store, in [...]

By Guy Martin July 28, 2010A LAST-DITCH plea has been made by villagers determined to defeat Tesco as tempers flared during a public inquiry looking into plans for a store in Ashtead. Groups and individuals claiming to represent most villagers have asked a government planning inspector not to allow either of the supermarket giant's two [...]

3:21pm Tuesday 27th July 2010 By Paul TeedCampaigners fighting a proposed Tesco in Ashtead have told a planning inspector the supermarket would irreversibly destroy the village’s community spirit and culture. Gillian Russell, founder of Save Ashtead Village Environment (Save), said the group feared the new store, on the former Esso site, in The Street, would [...]

Friday, July 23, 2010, 08:00TESCO says massive opposition to its plans to build a supermarket in Ashtead is "galling". In its opening statement at Tuesday's public inquiry into two separately rejected plans to build a Tesco supermarket at the former Esso site in The Street, the company refuted opposition claims by both the council and [...]

Posted by Darren Purse Thursday, 22nd Jul 2010Proposals for a new Tesco commercial property in Ashtead, Surrey, are currently being examined as part of a week-long inquiry into the development. Tesco would also like to build housing on the same site as the business property, but Mole Valley District Council previously turned down the plans, [...]

20 July 2010 Last updated at 18:00A seven-day public inquiry has begun into plans to build a new Tesco store in a village in Surrey. The supermarket giant wants to build a large store and housing on the site of a former petrol station in Ashtead. Mole Valley District Council has turned down two separate [...]

By Guy Martin July 20, 2010TESCO has responded to campaigners opposing its plans for a new supermarket in Ashtead, as a public inquiry into the proposals got under way on Tuesday. Two applications to build a store in The Street have been rejected by Mole Valley District Council, but Tesco appealed against the decisions and [...]

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