New date will confirm Broughton Mosque appeal decision

Posted on - 6th November, 2022 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Broughton, Fulwood, Politics, Preston Council, Preston News, Redevelopment
Design view of planned Broughton Mosque
Design view of planned Broughton Mosque

The coming new year will confirm whether proposed plans to build the Broughton Mosque will go ahead or not, a date for the decision has been released recently.

The application by Cassidy + Asthon, seeking approval for a new place of worship situated on land to the south of D’Urton Lane, has sparked a mix of responses within the Broughton community, since plans were submitted in 2021.

Read more: Opinion: Why Broughton Parish Council opposes new mosque plans

A decision from the government will be issued on or before Monday 30 January, 2023, as to what will happen with the site.

Read more: Friends of Broughton Mosque call for respect in planning application debate

Earlier this year in February Preston City Council approved plans for the ‘Brick Veil Mosque’ to go ahead.

Soon after that, on Tuesday 5 April, the government called-in the planning application for the building.

You can view the full proposals on the Preston City Council website.

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