Tesco opens in Ladywell

A new Tesco Metro has opened in Ladywell, on the corner of Wearside and Lewisham High Street.

The area's short of convenience stores so the move makes sense, but it will do nothing to draw footfall to the centre of Ladywell, which is a shame.

Laura's response when we asked about this on Twitter was:

I'd object to that if I hadn't just had a fruitless breakfast search there. Delis = high card limit, shops sell eff all. Just being able to buy a croissant/bagel/whatever without spending a fiver on card would please me.

With thanks to Charlotte.

[Full disclosure: I work for Edelman. Edelman does some CSR reporting work for Sainsbury's. Sainsbury's is a direct competitor, etc, etc.]