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Nantwich Walled Garden Society voices fears over housing plan for historic wall

Nantwich Walled Garden Society voices fears over housing plan for historic wall

Members of the Nantwich Walled Garden Society (NWGS) have voiced concerns over plans to build new houses on the historic site off Welsh Row.

Cheshire East Council is currently considering two new planning applications for permission to build six houses on the site.

January 31, 2019
Controversial housing scheme on Bombardier site in Crewe voted through

Controversial housing scheme on Bombardier site in Crewe voted through

By Stephen Topping
A housing development in the heart of Crewe which was previously deemed “not worthy” of the town has been approved at the second attempt.

Countryside Properties has been given the green light to demolish unused buildings at the Bombardier site in West Street – along with the historic boundary wall – and build 239 homes and 24 flats in their place.

September 27, 2018
Private landlords face tougher penalties for poor housing in Cheshire East

Private landlords face tougher penalties for poor housing in Cheshire East

Private sector landlords in Crewe and Nantwich are being warned of tough new penalties to crack down on poor housing standards.

Cheshire East Council has amended its housing enforcement policy to include new powers, which could see the most serious offenders banned from letting properties altogether or entered on to a national database of rogue landlords.

July 31, 2018
New Marbury Meadows home to officially open in Wrenbury

New Marbury Meadows home to officially open in Wrenbury

A new addition to a housing development in Wrenbury will be officially opened by the village school’s headteacher tomorrow (July 7).

And residents can call in on the Wimbledon-inspired launch from 11am and look around the new view home on the Marbury Meadows development.

July 6, 2018
Cheshire East Council defends new homes figures despite population report

Cheshire East Council defends new homes figures despite population report

By Stephen Topping
The head of planning at Cheshire East Council has hit back at claims that fewer homes should be built in the borough over the next 12 years.

Cheshire East adopted its Local Plan for up to 2030 last July, complete with the promise to deliver 1,800 new homes every year.

July 4, 2018
Housing boss claims Cheshire East Council “misrepresents” new homes facts

Housing boss claims Cheshire East Council “misrepresents” new homes facts

A housing boss bidding to push through a 1,100-home ‘Nantwich South’ development in Stapeley, claims Cheshire East Council is ‘misrepresenting’ the facts about planning permissions for new homes.

Colin Muller says almost a quarter of the homes that the authority claims it has granted planning permission for were actually approved on appeal.

May 8, 2018
Councillor’s fears over Cheshire East ‘land-banking’ by housing firms

Councillor’s fears over Cheshire East ‘land-banking’ by housing firms

By Stephen Topping
More than 20,000 homes with planning permission are yet to be built in Cheshire East – with some dating back as far as 2010.

Cheshire East Council has granted planning permission for 20,441 homes that are currently unbuilt.

April 10, 2018
Nantwich housebuilder provides new football kits for Brine Leas players

Nantwich housebuilder provides new football kits for Brine Leas players

Young football stars at Brine Leas School in Nantwich have netted some new kits courtesy of a housing developer.

Anwyl Homes made the donation as a contribution to the community as part of its Audlem Road ‘Heathfields’ housing development at the back of the school.

February 21, 2018
Cheshire East Local Plan formally adopted after years of work

Cheshire East Local Plan formally adopted after years of work

Cheshire East’s Local Plan has finally been formally adopted, bringing hope to those fighting ‘unsustainable’ development in Nantwich and surrounding villages.

The decision comes after a planning inspector gave Cheshire East Council’s strategic blueprint for shaping development in the borough up to 2030 a “clean bill of health” last month.

July 27, 2017
Crewe and Nantwich housing provider Wulvern unveils merger

Crewe and Nantwich housing provider Wulvern unveils merger

South Cheshire homes provider Wulvern Housing Ltd has become part of The Guinness Partnership Ltd following a legal merger.

Wulvern’s 5,500 homes, including a number of extra care schemes across Cheshire and Staffordshire, have transferred to Guinness.

February 5, 2017
Wainhomes plan for 104 homes in Nantwich back before council

Wainhomes plan for 104 homes in Nantwich back before council

A controversial plan to build more than 100 homes on land behind Brine Leas School in Nantwich goes back before councillors this week.

Wainhomes already has permission for around 40 homes on a parcel of land (pictured) accessed off Audlem Road after winning an appeal over original rejection in 2014.

July 11, 2016
Cheshire East Council denies Redsands site to become housing

Cheshire East Council denies Redsands site to become housing

Council chiefs have denied reports the former Redsands children’s home site in Willaston is to become a housing development. One local Willaston resident said he was told by workmen on the site it was to be demolished for a housing estate. But 12 months ago, Cheshire East Leader Cllr Michael Jones said the site would be taken over by car[Read More…]

March 9, 2016
Campaigners in Nantwich say wrong type of housing being built

Campaigners in Nantwich say wrong type of housing being built

Campaigners say a new study shows the wrong type of housing is being planned or built in parts of Nantwich.

An extensive report, focusing on Stapeley and Batherton, shows only 77 of 630 houses planned or built since 2010 will suit future needs of residents.

February 23, 2016