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Next step in first homes being built on former Ingol golf course

Posted on - 18th April, 2019 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Business, Fulwood, Greyfriars, Housing, Ingol, Preston News
The land off Wychnor is due for development. It's currently a popular spot with dog walkers. Pic: Blog Preston
The land off Wynchnor is due for development. It’s currently a popular spot with dog walkers. Pic: Blog Preston

The first step in building Preston North End’s new training ground is to take place.

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But it’s new homes which are first to be built on the former Ingol Golf and Squash Club.

LMP Architects have put forward detailed proposals for the first 45 dwellings of more than 400 homes planned for the site which spans Fulwood, Ingol and Cottam.

Land due to be built on is a parcel of land on the north of the golf club site, from Lightfoot Lane in the north down to Carnoustie Close in the south. It borders Wynchnor on the east and Walker Lane to the west.

The homes would be a mix of two, three and four bed detached, semi-detached and terraced homes.

Seven objections have been received from members of the public, saying the junction to the development would caue traffic issues.

Council officers have recommended the scheme for approval.

Read more: Concerns about lack of progress on PNE training ground site

The large-scale proposals for the PNE training ground, new public open space and hundreds of new homes were approved in August 2017 after a major planning battle which initially saw the plans by the club’s owner Trevor Hemmings thrown out.

Another view of the training centre
Another view of the training centre

Read more: Trevor Hemmings faces bill for overgrown shrubs in Walker Lane

Councillors are due to hear the proposals for the land near The Maples on Thursday 25 April.

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