In The Press

The Guardian Simon Goodley and Leila Haddou Thursday 26 June 2014 17.27 Tesco, the UK's largest supermarket chain, is hoarding land and buildings covering an area big enough to build 15,000 homes, a Guardian analysis has revealed. The size of the embattled retailer's land bank, theoretically large enough to replicate the government's proposed new garden city at [...]

Friday, May 25, 2012 CAMPAIGNERS claim Tesco underestimates parking requirements at a planned store in Ashtead. Save Ashtead's Village Environment (Save) carried out a survey at the Ashtead Peace Memorial Hall and Grove Road car parks for 20 weekdays in March. And a report, compiled by the group during the four-week period, has found there [...]

By Hardeep Matharu 11:50am Saturday 7th April 2012 Campaigners battling Tesco's plans to open a Metro in Ashtead have submitted their objections to Mole Valley Council. SAVE Ashtead’s Village Environment campaigning group (SAVE) does not oppose having a Tesco on The Street, Ashtead, but believes a lack of parking for shoppers will cause a "parking [...]

By Barrie MouldManaging Consultant at Independent Consultant Visiting Professor at University of Brighton From 12th to 18th March 2012, Tesco are the headline sponsor of “Climate Change Week” and claim to be seriously concerned about climate change and environmental sustainability issues. Yet Tesco’s current proposal for a store and housing in Ashtead fails to achieve [...]

By Guy Martin  January 06, 2012 TESCO is set to submit plans for a smaller store in Ashtead after failing to solve parking issues with the site to allow it to build a larger supermarket. The company was given permission to build a 750sq-m store in The Street in 2010 by a government planning inspector despite [...]

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