Tesco first submitted an application for a 60,000 sq ft hypermarket and additional petrol station in Queensbury, between Halifax and Bradford in 2006. Permission already existed for a smaller store at a nearby site. For further information, please see local media coverage, read Steve Parfett's submission to Bradford Borough Council, and email Steve Parfett.
Tesco applied in January 2006 for a superstore in Sowerby Bridge, Calderdale. The application was for a 36,000 sq ft store, though permission already existed for a smaller store on the same site. Concern was expressed over impacts on traffic and on local traders. In particular, there have been concerns about Tesco's dominance in the region. The store would be its fourth store in Calderdale,... Read More