In 2007 Tesco was chosen as the preferred developer to progress a multi-million pound town centre regeneration scheme in Brixham. The plans include a new 45,000 square feet supermarket, 366 car parking spaces, 12 affordable houses and up to 4 high-street shops.
In 2007 Tesco submitted plans for a development including a 5,000 sq m store on the edge of town. Local residents formed the Save Our Market Town - Keep Crediton Thriving campaign to oppose the development. Campaigners submitted an objection letter and supplementary objection.