Cheshire East sound confident

Cheshire East sound confident

LoveGoostrey has spoken to CE and they are confident they have a 5 year housing supply and plan to confirm this after Easter. The problem seems to be that the Elworth Appeal came at the same time that CE were finalising their 5 year supply. Things have moved on in the last 3 months since […]

Goostrey housing allocation

Goostrey housing allocation

Past developments have indicated significant populations of Great Crested newts around Goostrey and Cheshire, but there’s only one Jodrell Bank.  In any case 60 houses* have already been granted planning permission in Goostrey’s Local Service Centre area since 2010 so Cheshire East’s housing Allocation has already been met. [see table below] And….Cheshire East recently confirmed to LoveGoostrey […]

Bridge Lane 4 houses application

Bridge Lane 4 houses application

A new application has been submitted to CEC 14/1300C  for The Grain Store, Bridge Lane, Blackden, Goostrey CW4 8DA:  Outline planning for demolition of the existing redundant Granary Store and the erection of 4 five-bedroomed detached houses with detached garages. This application will be decided by delegated authority – by the planning officer not at committee.  However, the […]

New plans for Swanwick Hall

New plans for Swanwick Hall

Planning ref 14/0786C .  The owners of Swanwick Hall are applying for ‘Conversion of redundant barns to an equestrian use with part re-construction, conversion of redundant barn to ancillary domestic use and provision of an outdoor riding arena’. “The equestrian use of the buildings and ménage will be shared between the private use of the applicant and a […]

New Sainsbury’s approved

New Sainsbury’s approved

In the same week that Sainsbury’s Local opens in the centre of Holmes Chapel, the application for a large Sainsbury’s on the former Fisons site on London Road was approved on Wednesday at the Southern Planning Committee.  The application was approved unanimously and supported by Holmes Chapel Councillor, Les Gilbert, and the local parish councils. LoveGoostrey […]

New application 7 houses on Crowthorne

New application 7 houses on Crowthorne

A new planning application with Cheshire West 14/00636/FUL for 7 houses on Crowthorne, Harrison Drive.  Existing permission is for four houses.

Princess Royal advocates 6-8 houses in villages

Princess Royal advocates 6-8 houses in villages

Princess Anne, patron of the English Rural Housing Trust, echoes LoveGoostrey’s views and asks: “Is it really necessary to only think in terms of large-scale developments…..where you require infrastructure to be installed?” “Small, well designed developments of six to eight homes built in partnership with the community can often be the catalyst that keeps local services […]

Planning update

Planning update

LoveGoostrey hears that the committee date for the Hermitage Lane application has been pushed back to March 12th, and will be heard by the Southern Planning Committee rather than the Strategic Planning Board as originally advised.  We understand that chicken farm application will be heard again on the same day. Although Cheshire East have been making […]

Plans on show for The Grange today

Plans on show for The Grange today

Thursday 20th February 3.45 to 8.00pm The plans of the proposal for 60 houses on The Grange Livery fields, Station Road will be on show at the Village Hall later today, Thursday 20th February from 3.45 to 8.oopm. No notification flyers were delivered to Station Road but they state “Representatives from Nutwell Land will be available in order to answer any questions you may […]

Draft Local Plan released

Draft Local Plan released

Good news. The draft Local Plan was released yesterday and states that, although Goostrey will remain a Local Service Centre, housing provision will be provided mainly by Holmes Chapel. “…. in order to reduce unsustainable sporadic development, new housing will be strictly controlled.  In the case of Goostrey which adjoins Holmes Chapel, a larger Local […]