Appeal for 6 houses in Goostrey

Appeal for 6 houses in Goostrey

At the same time as an application for just one house behind the two nearing completion by 51 Main Road (opposite Mt Pleasant park) developers Henderson Homes (through planning consultants Emery Partnership) are appealing the decision to refuse 6 houses on the site.  The refusal was “because it would impair the efficiency of the Jodrell Bank […]

New application opposite Mount Pleasant park

New application opposite Mount Pleasant park

Feb 2017:  17/0680N  Yet a further attempt at development between 51/61 Main Road.  The application is for just one house, behind the two under construction – compare the photos, the footprint looks familiar to previous applications! Room for a few more?  All very well, but JBO have objected to previous applications over 3 on this site.

Gladman's appeal for Shear Brook dismissed!

Gladman's appeal for Shear Brook dismissed!

“Jodrell Bank Observatory as an established world class facility should be afforded reasonable protection……the protection of Jodrell Bank Observatory as a facility of international importance transcends the housing land supply circumstances of the case.” “…the Secretary of State agrees with the Inspector’s conclusion that even against Dr Trotta’s scenario, it has been reasonably demonstrated or […]

New application between 51/61 Main Road

New application between 51/61 Main Road

An application has been submitted to revise a previously approved ‘road’/shared drive layout along Main Road – tho the drawing strangely omits the 2 houses currently under construction. Three houses were originally approved for this site – but surely such a proposal would bring the total to 4 so shouldn’t that require a new application […]

Houses between 51/61 Main Rd refused again

Houses between 51/61 Main Rd refused again

CEC have refused permission for an additional 6 homes behind the two houses now under construction opposite the entrance to Mount Pleasant. Policies in the emerging Goostrey Neighbourhood Plan are quoted in the Officer’s report and the Decision refusal notice states that the development would be “unsustainable because it would impair the efficiency of the Jodrell Bank Radio Telescope […]

Sainsbury's drop plans for Holmes Chapel store

Sainsbury's drop plans for Holmes Chapel store

Sainsbury’s have dropped plans for a 25,000 sq ft foodstore in Holmes Chapel on the site of the former Fisons Building on London Road and will be marketing the site shortly. “Obviously this is disappointing news, but the market has changed considerably since we first announced our proposals, with more people shopping online and in […]

JBO opposes 6 houses at 51/61 Main Road

JBO opposes 6 houses at 51/61 Main Road

Jodrell Bank Observatory has opposed the application for 6 additional houses behind the two currently being built opposite the entrance to Mount Pleasant Park. Cheshire East planning page 16/4306C . Click to earlier post on 2nd Sept for further details of the application. “In the case of the proposal 16/4306C, we oppose this development. Our view is that the […]

Planning application for Cranage quarry

Planning application for Cranage quarry

Sibelco have now made an application for silica sand extraction at Rudheath Lodge Farm, Cranage (between Goostrey Lane and New Platt Lane). Full details can be found on CEC planning page  link:  16/4724W “The sand extraction itself will take place at up to 300,000 tonnes per annum and last around 12 years – with a further […]

JBO oppose houses behind Red Lion

JBO oppose houses behind Red Lion

The proposal for six homes at Swallowdale, behind the Red Lion pub off the bridle path, has been opposed by Jodrell Bank Observatory: 16/3633C  (19th Sept update: the application has now been withdrawn) “In the case of the proposal 16/3633C, we oppose this development. Our view is that the impact from the additional potential contribution to […]

Application for 6 additional houses 51/61 Main Rd

A new planning application for 6 homes, in addition to 2 already under construction on the site, hopes to gain approval in the middle of the village despite JBO objecting to 7 dwellings on the site last year. Planning permission was granted for two dwellings on the site fronting Main Road 15/5517C in February 2016 […]