Council declines application for supermarket in Ashtead

Mole Valley District Council Online News

Thursday 4th February 2010

Following 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 the site, which was declined.

The application had aroused considerable public interest and thousands of notices of objection to the proposal. However, there had been some who were in favour of the scheme. The application was declined having considered a wide range of factors…