Post Tagged with: "Local Plan"

CEC beefs up guidance on new housing schemes

CEC beefs up guidance on new housing schemes

Cheshire East Council says it has beefed up its guidance to developers around housing schemes.

Affordable housing and accommodation for the elderly are key features of a new housing supplementary planning document (SPD) that has been formally adopted.

July 28, 2022
Cheshire East Council seeks to update planning strategy amid HS2

Cheshire East Council seeks to update planning strategy amid HS2

Cheshire East Council is looking at developing a planning strategy for the borough that extends into the 2040s.

It says the current Local Plan needs to respond to the arrival of HS2 at Crewe and the investment opportunities it should bring.

June 30, 2022
Bunbury housing plan should be refused, say officers

Bunbury housing plan should be refused, say officers

A bid to demolish a building in the picturesque village of Bunbury and build 15 new homes, looks set to be refused.

The application for the new development is for land to the west of Parkside bungalow, off Bunbury Lane.

July 22, 2021
Cheshire East second “local plan” blueprint passed by Cabinet

Cheshire East second “local plan” blueprint passed by Cabinet

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
A controversial plan for development in Cheshire East has been passed by council cabinet and will go out for public consultation.

October 7, 2020
Cheshire East Council plans to remove green belt site allocations

Cheshire East Council plans to remove green belt site allocations

Cheshire East Council is bidding to ditch some housing allocations from its Local Plan Strategy to prevent them swallowing up more green belt.

The move comes as the authority takes next steps to finalising the second part of its Local Plan Strategy.

September 16, 2020
Bellway Kingfisher Reach housing developing in Wistaston

READER’S LETTER: CEC Coalition “talk the talk” over local planning

Dear Editor,
As a member of Cheshire East’s Local Plan Panel and planning committees for some years, I write regarding letters in the press about housing and the Cheshire East Local Plan.

September 9, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Where Oh Where is the Cheshire East Local Plan?

READER’S LETTER: Where Oh Where is the Cheshire East Local Plan?

Dear Editor,
It is now a year since this Labour/Independent administration of Cheshire East conducted their own next phase of the Local Plan consultation.

The completed consultation of 2018 was abandoned under a headline of “a reduction in allocated housing sites”.

September 1, 2020
MP vows to fight Muller scheme expansion after Stapeley appeal ruling

MP vows to fight Muller scheme expansion after Stapeley appeal ruling

The MP for Crewe & Nantwich has vowed to fight any attempt to expand a controversial development in Nantwich given the go ahead by the Government.

Dr Kieran Mullan said he was “very disappointed” that Cheshire East Council will not appeal the Secretary of State’s decision to allow Muller Properties to build 189 homes on land in Stapeley.

August 13, 2020
Concerns over Cheshire East traveller transit site plan to be reviewed, say councillors

Concerns over Cheshire East traveller transit site plan to be reviewed, say councillors

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Council chiefs insist they will take on board residents’ concerns about the next part of the local plan – including a possible traveller transit site in Middlewich.

Consultation recently came to an end on Cheshire East Council’s latest draft for its Site Allocations and Development Policies Document (SADPD).

October 21, 2019
Cheshire East Local Plan may need revisit if HS2 hits Cheshire

Cheshire East Local Plan may need revisit if HS2 hits Cheshire

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council chiefs could be forced to review their local plan if MPs give the green light for HS2 to hit Cheshire.

The authority adopted its local plan strategy for up to 2030 last July – three years after it was told to go back to the drawing board after submitting its first draft to the planning inspectorate.

October 17, 2018
Cheshire East lost 600 hectares of greenbelt under new Local Plan

Cheshire East lost 600 hectares of greenbelt under new Local Plan

New Government figures show that Cheshire East lost the third-biggest amount of greenbelt land out of 10 English boroughs to adopt new local plans last year, writes Stephen Topping.

October 8, 2018
Nantwich town centre development zone ‘widened’ under Local Plan strategy

Nantwich town centre development zone ‘widened’ under Local Plan strategy

Nantwich residents are being urged to lodge their views as part of the Cheshire East Local Plan consultation, which highlights areas of the town centre that could be developed in future.

The consultation follows the adoption of the Local Plan Strategy in 2017.

September 25, 2018
CPRE hits out at lack of brownfield site development in Cheshire East

CPRE hits out at lack of brownfield site development in Cheshire East

By Stephen Topping, Local Democracy Reporter
Campaigners are urging developers to build on brownfield sites first as thousands of homes are set for Cheshire East’s greenbelt.

The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has identified plans to build 4,747 homes on greenbelt land across the borough.

August 21, 2018