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Closure of Queens Arms, Stockport Road

by clairehalliwell on 13 January, 2018

Stockport Council’s planning department confirmed to John Pantall on 11th January that they had not been contacted by Robinsons to discuss possible proposals for the site. The expectation is that Robinson’s will commission specialist property agents to look at likely possibilities for the site. Such agents are in touch with developers in different sectors and […]

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Latest on new schools on Cheadle Road

by clairehalliwell on 14 December, 2017

The initial site preparation works, such as construction hoardings and setting up of site cabins has started this week. No work will be carried out between Christmas and New Year. The schools gained planning permission in October.  The new school buildings are located as far away as possible from residential properties.  North Downs Rd will […]

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Planning application at Cheadle College site

by clairehalliwell on 21 September, 2017

The application for the development of the free schools, together with associated facilities will be considered at Cheadle Area Committee on Tuesday 26th September at The Kingsway School, Foxland Road, Gatley as there’s more space for the public.  The meeting  starts at 6 pm but other agenda items will be discussed first including another major planning application. At the meeting we will examine the application in […]

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Bollards on Old Wool Lane

by clairehalliwell on 6 August, 2017

After the considerable, frustrating delay in re-instating the missing bollards, Kevin Brooks the senior engineer from the Council’s Highways Department has sent me details of the current position. He has chased up Wain Homes who accepted responsibility for the replacement work. He considers Wain Homes understand the necessity to get new bollards installed as soon […]

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Planning application by the Red Lion Filling Station

by clairehalliwell on 2 August, 2017

Last month I wrote to you about the application by the Red Lion filling station to be open 24 hours, which was still being assessed by the Council’s Planning Department. On behalf of John Pantall, June Somekh and Paul Porgess I can now confirm that the Planning Department have refused the application for the following […]

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Planning permission is now being sought by the Laurus Trust for a nursery, primary and secondary school, with sports hall, sports pitches and associated boundary treatments, external lighting, landscaping, parking and access arrangements at Cheadle College. Laurus Trust are a multi-academy trust which already runs run Cheadle Hulme High School. Details of the very complex […]

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Planning application by Red Lion Filling Station

by clairehalliwell on 11 July, 2017

Recently the local petrol station put in an application to become 24 hours. A letter was sent to residents who directly adjoined the station, but not many others. The Application is being assessed, with a particular emphasis on noise assessment by the noise pollution prevention team in Environmental Health. The planning department will now prepare […]

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Help Identify Brownfield Sites

by clairehalliwell on 3 April, 2017

When the first draft of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework was published it included the call for over 12,000 new homes to be built on Greenbelt land in Stockport across the next 20 years. Understandably, many people were very concerned, especially in the areas with large allocations of homes. One of the most common questions […]

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The Labour/Conservative Combined Authority has paused plans to build on greenbelt land after a huge outcry from local people and a campaign to Save the Greenbelt from the Liberal Democrats. A revised version of Greater Manchester Spatial Framework, due out in March, has been delayed by six months. The proposals, which include plans to decimate […]

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Planning: A basic guide

by clairehalliwell on 10 February, 2017

Several residents have expressed concern regarding the general lack of information about planning processes within Stockport Borough. It can be disconcerting to find that a neighbour, business, school, farm, or other organisation in your neighbourhood has applied for a planning application which may range from a simple house extension up to a major property development or significant […]

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