Tesco says ‘sorry’ for development error

Surrey Today online edition

Thursday, December 10, 2009, 10:00

A campaign group has slammed a supermarket giant for “misleading” villagers.

SAVE (Save Ashtead’s Village Environment) is furious that Tesco has claimed the size of its proposed store in The Street was 32 per cent smaller than its previous application.

The supermarket’s previous plan was refused in March by Mole Valley District Council because of a number of concerns which included it being too large.

Quentin Armitage, from the campaign group, said: “I have measured the plans that have been submitted by Tesco and I found the reduction of the store is not 32 per cent but more like…