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Latest proposals for new homes in Lea Town lodged

Posted on - 31st July, 2018 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Housing, Lea, Preston Council, Preston News, Riversway

Two fields off Riversway and Blackpool road where the new houses could be built

More new homes could be built in Lea Town as housing developers lodge a new plan.

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Steven Abbott Associates want to see the creation 280 new homes in the area.

Houses will be built at an average density of 30 dwellings per hectare.

If the development goes ahead, the new homes will be built on the land off Riversway and west of Dodney Drive.

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The plans have been submitted to Preston City Council’s planning department for the new homes in Preston’s Lea ward.

Two fields, which are currently separated by a hedgerow and in agricultural use by a tenant farmer, will be used for the site.

Two fields off Riversway and Blackpool road where the new houses could be built

Homeowners would see views of the Ashton and Lea Golf Course and adjacent agricultural land to the north will be provided.

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Vehicular access to the site will be taken from Riversway, to the south, as agreed in principle with Lancashire County Council Highways Department.

The site location plan shows a roundabout that will be built, joining Riversway, Blackpool Road and access to the new houses.

Pedestrian and cycle access will be taken via Blackpool Road, to the south-east, and the Preston Guild Wheel footpath/cycle path to the north-east.

Streets will be aligned to provide views away from the electricity pylons and towards the Savick Brook Corridor and beyond, to the golf course.

Do you live in Lea? What do you think about the proposal for new homes off Riversway? Let us know in the comments below

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