Traders assess impact of potential new supermarket

Artist impression of new Tesco in Manningtree

Artist impression of new Tesco in Manningtree

First published in

WHILE more supermarkets could boost competition will it hurt the high streets?

Martyn Donn, owner of Leam’s Laces in High Street, Dovercourt, said another supermarket was unlikely to have an effect on the high street but could encourage more people into the town.

He said: “With the proposed supermarket it provides work for the local people and where you work is where you will shop."

Jenine Collier, owner of Creatively Crafty in Manningtree, said: “I personally don’t think Tesco will enhance the high street like everybody says."

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree