Changes to Nether Lea proposal

Changes to Nether Lea proposal

The indicative layout for Outline Planning now shows 13 homes (one extra) being proposed by Crabtree Homes Ltd for land to the east of Hermitage Lane, with access off Nether Lea. (see layout below).  The mound to the east (allegedly to deflect interference to JBO) has been removed. The decision, by delegated authority, has been […]

Glamping site and extra park homes refused

Glamping site and extra park homes refused

Two planning applications have been refused recently, both due to the potential impairment to JBO: A ‘glamping’ site for 10 ‘pods’ on Bomish Lane:  18/5000m  Nine extra park homes on Mount Pleasant    :  18/4510C  A decision on  18/4980C:  12 homes on land to the east of Hermitage Lane, off Nether Lea is due later […]

Old Vicarage (Fairfields) extension proposal

Old Vicarage (Fairfields) extension proposal

Following the withdrawal of plans to replace the ex-Vicarage on Blackden Lane a new proposal for extending the existing house, to be known as Fairfields, has been submitted to Cheshire East earlier this month. Link to application 19/0127C  (final date for comments 5th Feb, although no consulates/neighbours are listed to be notified on the application, […]

Mill Bank Farm Grade ll barn urgent repairs

Mill Bank Farm Grade ll barn urgent repairs

The Grade ll listed 17th century barn at Mill Bank Farm, off Mill Lane, is currently unsafe and in urgent need of repair/conservation “to safeguard the future of the building”.  It would certainly be sad to see such a barn go to rack and ruin. Cheshire East are seeking planning permission for Listed Building Consent for […]

Planning decisions due this week.

Planning decisions due this week.

*updated dates. Two planning decisions are due this week*, both by delegated authority rather than committee: A ‘glamping’ site for 10 ‘pods’ on Bomish Lane:  18/5000m  due 1st Feb 2019. Nine extra park homes on Mount Pleasant    :  18/4510C  due 18th January 2019. ( 18/4980C:  12 homes on land to the east of Hermitage Lane, with access […]

Sand Quarry approved by Cheshire West

Sand Quarry approved by Cheshire West

Plans for the Sibelco sand quarry on land at Rudheath Lodge, New Platt Lane were approved today by Cheshire West & Chester. The proposal had previously been approved on April 4th by Cheshire East’s strategic planning board.   (new info from the Environment Agency wasn’t discussed at the meeting but if the EA change their […]

Brereton Hall plans for hotel withdrawn

Brereton Hall plans for hotel withdrawn

The planning application to change the use of Brereton Hall from a private home into a wedding/conference centre with 12 bedroom hotel has been withdrawn.  There had been substantial opposition locally as well as from Fiona Bruce MP.  The EA had suggested refusal over its worries for the local water vole population as the proposals […]

Subterranean house refused near JBO

Subterranean house refused near JBO

The application for a house near Jodrell Bank Observatory has been refused this week despite it being designed as partially underground.  Both JBO and Goostrey PC had objected. Two reasons were given.  Firstly it would be in ‘Open Countryside’ and secondly, even though partially subterranean, would impair the efficiency of JBO.  Cheshire East’s Local Plan […]

Subterranean house proposal near Jodrell

A proposal for a ‘partially subterranean’ house has been submitted, situated less than 700 metres from the Lovell – incorporating copper in the construction in an attempt to “protect the proposal from impact on Jodrell Bank”.  A decision on the proposed dwelling – on the right after Blackden Bridge – is scheduled for this week, […]

Brereton residents to oppose hotel plans

Brereton residents to oppose hotel plans

It’s not just Goostrey that has controversial planning applications.  Members of the local Brereton community are so concerned about the impact that they have now appointed their own planning consultant and are commissioning independent surveys to demonstrate how detrimental a plan will be to the community and the rural parish. The last date for submitting comments […]