August 2010

25 August 2010. Mole Valley District Council was disappointed to hear that Tesco has won its appeal for the development of a small supermarket at the former Esso garage site on The Street in Ashtead. Tesco had made two applications to Mole Valley District Council to develop a supermarket. The first was for a store [...]

2:07pm Wednesday 25th August 2010 By Paul Teed Tesco has won its fight to build a new supermarket in Ashtead village amid fierce opposition. Planning inspector Nicholas Hammans granted the chain permission for a store in The Street, Ashtead, after he heard evidence in an eight day public inquiry. Campaigners who claimed the controversial development [...]

25 August 2010 Last updated at 12:14 Tesco has been given the go-ahead to build a new store in a village in Surrey following a public inquiry. Earlier this year, councillors rejected two separate plans from the supermarket giant to build it on the site of a former petrol station in Ashtead. Tesco appealed and [...]

By Guy Martin August 24, 2010A TESCO store can be built in Ashtead, a government planning inspector has said. The ruling overturned the decision of Mole Valley district councillors, as well as rejecting a plea from Ashtead’s MP Chris Grayling and petitions signed by thousands of villagers. The inspector allowed the supermarket giant's second application, [...]

Tuesday, August 24, 2010, 17:25 Plans to build a Tesco supermarket in the centre of Ashtead have been given the go-ahead after a two year battle. The supermarket chain had submitted two separate plans to build a supermarket at the former Esso site in The Street - one in 2008, the other in 2009. Both plans [...]

Friday, August 13, 2010, 08:00 POLICE officers have been forced to crackdown on bad parking in an Ashtead shopping parade. Inconsiderate parking in Craddocks Parade has led to "traffic chaos" according to neighbourhood specialist officer Jason Woods. PC Woods said: "Shoppers are parking in the designated loading bays, causing the delivery lorries to queue in [...]

Friday, August 06, 2010, 08:00 ASHTEAD residents face a nervous wait to learn whether plans to build a Tesco supermarket in their village will be passed on appeal. The planning inquiry into the two separate plans to build a supermarket in the former Esso site in The Street, Ashtead, finished last Friday. During the summing-up [...]

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