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111 new homes planned for Broughton set for refusal

Posted on - 3rd August, 2021 - 4:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Broughton, Housing, Politics, Preston Council, Preston News, Redevelopment
Broughton Park development site. Pic: Google
Broughton Park development site. Pic: Google

An application for 111 new homes in Broughton is set for refusal this week.

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The plans seeks approval for 111 houses , which 35 per cent would be affordable, and access from Whittingham Lane.

This would be ‘Phase 2’ of the Broughton Park development which was approved in 2019 and now under construction.

It also mentions a public open space, a play area, and planting retained and enhanced.

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The development could comprise a mix of detached, semi-detached and mews properties, approximately two
storey in height.

However, the plans are recommended for refusal because of the open countryside location of the development.

The final decision will be made by the planning committee on Thursday 5 August.

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