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Preston North End submit detailed parts of its Ingol scheme

Posted on - 27th December, 2017 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Cadley, College, Cottam, Fulwood, Greyfriars, Housing, Ingol, News, Tanterton
The new outdoor pitches
New outdoor pitches are proposed as part of the training ground complex

Preston North End have applied to remove a number of conditions attached to its Ingol plans.

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The contentious planning application was approved in August this year – at the second time of asking.

It faced hundreds of objections from nearby residents and Wyre and Preston North MP Ben Wallace.

PWA Planning have tabled proposals for removing a number of the conditions of the plans moving forward saying they have been met with new reports or detailed plans.

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Among them are details for how the drainage system will be maintained, an initial site investigation, how the boundary of the site will be treated, detailed scheme for off-site highway works, how refuse and recycling will be dealt with, controlling invasive species, managing the woodland and a detailed landscape plan.

Part of the new training centre will have a 'living roof'
Part of the new training centre will have a ‘living roof’

Land off Walker Lane is to be built on to become a new training ground for the club, 450 homes and new managed area of park and woodland.

At present the site is taken up by Ingol Golf Club, although the golf course has stopped operating.

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Initial responses suggest Lancashire County Council’s highways department is unhappy with access plans into Walker Lane – and how the area around a new junction would be maintained.

You can view the full planning application on the Preston City Council website.

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