It’s been a long time coming but the Tesco on Spital Hill is due to open on 31st October.
This huge store – over 70,000 square feet of retail space – will change the area significantly. Many residents say they welcome a supermarket close by and expect more jobs; others fear it will damage other local businesses and make traffic worse.
This issue the Messenger reports the views of local businesses, as the opening draws near, and residents’ experiences of the recent recruitment process.
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