local shopping

Pontcanna landlord in supermarket talks

Victorian shops in Pontcanna

Shops in King Street, Pontcanna, Cardiff. Photo: Chris Brown, Cardiff Friends of the Earth

Pontcanna landlord, Chris Voyle, has submitted plans to create a 2,600sqm ground floor supermarket at the former Pontcanna Pine warehouse on King’s Road. Mr Voyle said he was talking to a number of retailers, including supermarkets, but that no contract had been signed.

New Tesco store threatens Pontcanna shops

Ballantynes_Wine_Merchants_Cathedral_Road_Pontcanna

Ballantynes Wine Merchants Photo: Chris Brown, Cardiff Friends of the Earth.

Cardiff Friends of the Earth is concerned about reports that supermarket giant Tesco is planning to open a One Stop convenience store in Cathedral Road, Pontcanna. Waitrose have also denied that they want to open a store in Pontcanna.

Shop locally

Row of Victorian small Shops with flats above

Local Shops in Pontcanna Street, Cardiff. Photo: Chris Brown, Cardiff Friends of the Earth

Before you head off to the local supermarket, think about taking advantage of what your local shops have to offer.

Is Cardiff a clone town?

The Parliamentary All-Party Group on Small Shops investigated the future of small shops in the UK. Its report High Street Britain: 2015, released in January 2006, predicted a bleak future for independent shops. The report predicted that without protection:

Stop the Tesco takeover

Tescopoly every little hurts

Cardiff Friends of the Earth want to stop more Tesco stores opening in Cardiff. The dominance of Tesco stores in this area harms local shops.

The Parliamentary All-Party Group on Small Shops investigated the future of small shops in the UK. Its report High Street Britain: 2015, released in January 2006, predicted a bleak future for independent shops. The report predicted that without protection:

Tell the Government to stop dithering on Tesco's takeover

Tescopoly - Every little hurts

On 13 January 2010 the Government finally acknowledged the need for a supermarket watchdog. But after two years of delay they still won't take action.

Tesco - a big block to planet-friendly farming - has launched its latest charm offensive. But they won't pull the wool over our eyes. What they don't tell us is that they:

Syndicate content