Public inquiry over Tesco business property plans underway

UK Business Property

Posted by Darren Purse
Thursday, 22nd Jul 2010

Proposals for a new Tesco commercial property in Ashtead, Surrey, are currently being examined as part of a week-long inquiry into the development.

Tesco would also like to build housing on the same site as the business property, but Mole Valley District Council previously turned down the plans, the BBC has reported.

Michael Kissman, spokesman for the supermarket chain, said: “It will create more jobs for the area, more shopping choice and obviously bring good value products and our range to the town.”

However, some residents have expressed fears local business property owners could be negatively affected by the move…