Tesco takes on the people of Ashtead

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Tuesday, August 03, 2010, 12:01

Tesco v the people of Ashtead – that’s what it seemed like at times.

The planning inquiry into Tesco’s hopes of building a supermarket in the village ended this week.

The inquiry was held because Mole Valley District Council has twice turned down the food chain’s plans for the old Esso site in The Street.

Campaigners turned out in force to hear the evidence for and against the proposals…