Tesco temporary shop sign in Dartford reading "Thank you for your patience"
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Tesco urged to 'get out of' Dartford after store is scrapped

A council has urged Tesco to sell land it owns in a Kent town after it pulled out of building a supermarket with restaurants and more than 200 flats.

Tesco announced it was shelving the Lowfield Street store in Dartford on Thursday along with 48 other "very large" supermarkets it had planned.

"I want Tesco to do the right thing and go. Just go," said Jeremy Kite, leader of Dartford Borough Council.

Emma Simpson reports.

  • 15 Jan 2015
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