New Ashtead Tesco plans meet renewed opposition

By Guy Martin of Get Surrey

November 19, 2009

OBJECTORS are speaking out against revised plans for a superstore in Ashtead despite Tesco’s claims to have addressed their original concerns.

In March this year, the development control committee of Mole Valley District Council unanimously rejected plans for a 1,115sq-m store in The Street.

The council received almost 800 letters of objection, and a petition from campaign group Save Ashtead Village Environment (SAVE) containing 6,318 signatures was backed by local MP Chris Grayling…