Post Tagged with: "planning"

Complaints against CEC planning rise by third amid backlog of cases

Complaints against CEC planning rise by third amid backlog of cases

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Complaints against Cheshire East’s planning department have risen by a third as the council battles a backlog of planning applications and staffing shortage.

October 12, 2021
Planning approved for new Crewe bus station and car park

Planning approved for new Crewe bus station and car park

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Building work will begin in January on Crewe’s new bus station and multi-storey car park and the scheme should be completed by August 2023 now planning permission has been granted.

That was the claim of the agent representing the developer at Wednesday’s meeting of Cheshire East’s strategic planning board.

September 16, 2021
Planned Royal Arcade changes in Crewe out to public consultation

Planned Royal Arcade changes in Crewe out to public consultation

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Residents have until September 10 to register views on changes made to the Royal Arcade development in Crewe.

And among the changes are the addition of two large panels of green wall of the car park facing Delamere Street.

August 26, 2021
CEC submits bid to strengthen land development planning policy

CEC submits bid to strengthen land development planning policy

Cheshire East Council has submitted proposed changes to its development and planning policies to be examined by an independent planning inspector.

The proposed changes follow four rounds of consultation with residents and local councils, in which they received more than 4,000 comments.

May 10, 2021
Janet Clowes, Conservative group leader

READER’S LETTER: Enforcement of planning breaches should not be “optional”

Dear Editor,

I was pleased to read of Cheshire East Council’s success last week, in securing a High Court Order against a significant incursion onto agricultural land in the Green Belt at Mobberley.

February 28, 2021
150 new homes in Shavington “triangle” given planning permission

150 new homes in Shavington “triangle” given planning permission

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
More than 150 new homes have been given planning permission in the Shavington triangle.

Cheshire East’s Strategic Planning Board voted unanimously today (Feb 24) to allow phase two of development within the area, despite concerns over drainage and flooding.

February 24, 2021
Cllr David Marren

Shavington “affordable housing” scheme refused planning by councillors

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
A development consisting of 100% affordable housing in Shavington has been refused planning permission by Cheshire East councillors.

The plans, which would have seen 40 homes built on land off Newcastle Road, were recommended for refusal by CEC planners.

February 3, 2021
Planning document consultation extended by Cheshire East Council

Planning document consultation extended by Cheshire East Council

Residents and organisations in Crewe and Nantwich are being given more time to put forward their views about a number of key planning documents.

Cheshire East Council wants views on its Site Allocations and Development Policies Document and draft supplementary planning document for houses in multiple occupation.

November 24, 2020
Angry residents object to firm’s concrete plant near Nantwich

Angry residents object to firm’s concrete plant near Nantwich

Furious residents in Aston and Wrenbury say a firm has started constructing a controversial new development while its planning application is still being considered by Cheshire East Council.

They claim Concrete Panels Systems Ltd, part of Graham Heath Construction, has already started building a new concrete batching plant at its current site at Station Yard, Wrenbury Road.

November 18, 2020
Development agreement signed for Crewe’s Royal Arcade scheme

Development agreement signed for Crewe’s Royal Arcade scheme

A development agreement between Cheshire East Council and Peveril Securities Ltd marks a big step forward in Crewe’s transformation of the Royal Arcade site, council chiefs say.

October 21, 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
Cheshire East blasts Secretary of State in letter over Stapeley appeal

Cheshire East blasts Secretary of State in letter over Stapeley appeal

Council chiefs have issued a stinging open letter to the Secretary of State, strongly criticising his decision to grant a planning appeal to build homes in Nantwich.

August 24, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Government White Paper on planning a blow for Crewe

READER’S LETTER: Government White Paper on planning a blow for Crewe

Dear Editor,
The Tory Government’s Planning for the Future White Paper will virtually give housing developers the licence to do what they want, where they want and local people will not be allowed to protest.

August 13, 2020