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Opening the Way for new Housing in Daneshouse

Burnley councillors are to consider proposals for the compulsory purchase and demolition of a number of properties in the Daneshouse area. Kirkwells have been providing the council with advice on planning and compulsory purchase. The move will allow further redevelopment of the area and make way for new homes to be built in their place as part of the borough-wide housing regeneration plan. The properties being considered are on land broadly to the east of Abel Street and north of Hurtley Street. A planning application by the council’s development partner Gleeson Homes to redevelop this site with 133 homes was approved at the end of May, and the report going to this month’s Executive will enable this work to proceed. … Continue reading

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Supplementary Planning Documents

We can help you produce Supplementary Planning Documents and Development Briefs. Over the years we have developed many supplementary planning documents (SPDs) from design guides to detailed policy guidance to deal with specific development management issues. Read on for more information on just one example of our work, or call 01282 872570 to find out how we can help you. Development Briefs for Burnley Wood, Daneshouse and South West Burnley. For these three key areas within Burnley’s overall Housing Market Renewal Area. Development Briefs built and expanded upon the Burnley Local Plan, emerging Area Action Plan policy, Design Guidance and Heritage Appraisals. Involving extensive engagement with key stakeholders, local businesses, residents and community groups within each of the areas.   … Continue reading

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Kirkwells featured on Burnley.co.uk

Michael Wellock, Kirkwells Director, writes a regular blog piece for burnley.co.uk, in his latest piece Michael talks about the challenges for the town thrown up by Localism. “In these tough economic times the places that do well will be the ones that can do things for themselves. OK, we have had a lot of help from central government and others over the years. But we also have a long history of making things happen ourselves. And that is because of the talent, imagination and in-built tradition of hard work you find in Burnley.” Things that in Michael’s opinion have been evident in the long and proud history of Burnley: “Take the old Prestige factory. Now converted successfully for other uses. … Continue reading

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