This Consultation has CLOSED.


Blackburn with Darwen is consulting on the release of greenfield sites to meet the need for new homes up to 2026.

These housing development plans are part of Blackburn with Darwen’s consultation on their site allocations and development management policies.

If this consultation raises issues for you call 01282 872570 for expert, independent advice.

The land currently being looked at for release includes a number of sites of Non-Green Belt land:

  • Land at Parsonage Road, Blackburn
  • Land between Livesey Branch Road and Gib Lane, Blackburn
  • Bailey’s Field, east of Darwen
  • Land at Pole Lane, Darwen
  • Land at Kirkham’s Farm, Darwen

And four Green Belt sites:

  • east of Whitebirk Drive, Blackburn
  • north of Ramsgreave Drive, Blackburn
  • east of the Gib Lane area, Blackburn
  • east of Darwen

The consultation also has a number of questions on other future land allocations and development management policies. They can be viewed here.

So if you need expert, independent advice to make sure your views are taken on board by the council call 01282 872570.

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