Post Tagged with: "Local Plan"

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 0 comments Environment, News, Politics
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 0 comments Environment, News, Politics, Village News
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 6 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
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 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
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 2 comments Environment, News, Politics
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.

Muller legal challenge of Cheshire East Local Plan thrown out by High Court

Muller legal challenge of Cheshire East Local Plan thrown out by High Court

A developer bidding to build more than 1,000 homes in Nantwich, has had its legal challenge of Cheshire East Council’s Local Plan thrown out by High Court judges.

Muller Strategic Projects, who want to build the ‘Nantwich South’ village in Stapeley, had argued the authority’s Local Plan was void because irregularities over air quality data.

Cllr Ainsley Arnold

Secretary of State backs CEC Local Plan over Gorsty Hill development

The Secretary of State has backed Cheshire East Council’s Local Plan and dismissed a developer’s appeal to build 900 homes on a golf course.

The controversial scheme was for a mixed-use development including up to 900 new homes on the former Gorsty Hill golf course, near Crewe.

October 10, 2017 4 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
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.

High Court throws Muller lifeline in ongoing Stapeley housing battle

High Court throws Muller lifeline in ongoing Stapeley housing battle

A High Court judge has thrown Muller Property a lifeline in its bid to build a controversial 1,100-home ‘Nantwich South’ village in Stapeley.

The judge has quashed a decision by the Secretary of State last August which had refused Muller’s attempt to overturn Cheshire East Council’s original rejection of the development’s first phase.

Cheshire East Local Plan finally earns Inspector’s backing

Cheshire East Local Plan finally earns Inspector’s backing

A Planning Inspector has backed Cheshire East’s delayed Local Plan for shaping future development – almost three years after it was first submitted.

But the authority still faces a further delay before the Plan is formally adopted.

December 15, 2016 1 comment Environment, News, Politics
Revised Cheshire East Local Plan to be re-submitted to inspector

Revised Cheshire East Local Plan to be re-submitted to inspector

Cheshire East Council’s much-delayed Local Plan is finally being re-submitted for inspection – two years after its original effort was handed in.

Council bosses have been revising the Local Plan after staging a NINTH public consultation exercise.

Cheshire East Local Plan not in place until late 2016, says report

Cheshire East Local Plan not in place until late 2016, says report

Cheshire East Council’s Local Plan will not be in place before late 2016 at the earliest, a report says.

Campaigners in Nantwich fear this could pave the way for more developers to submit housing applications on green land.