Groceries – Controlled Land: notification form

This form can be used by large grocery retailers to notify the Competition and Markets Authority about store acquisitions.


Groceries - Controlled Land Article 11 notification form

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Article 11 of the Groceries Market Investigation (Controlled Land) Order 2010 obliges large grocery retailers to notify the CMA about store acquisitions.

The notification form on this page may be used to make such notifications, but its use is optional.

There are currently 7 designated large grocery retailers:

  • Tesco plc
  • J Sainsbury plc
  • Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc
  • Asda Stores plc
  • Co-operative Group Limited
  • Waitrose Limited
  • Marks and Spencer plc.

Guidance on the application of competition law to land agreements is also available.


Please direct all queries to Bob MacDowall.

Published 1 April 2014