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Salford Local Plan – Initial Consultation

Following the withdrawal of their Core Strategy Salford City Council have embarked on preparing a new Local Plan. The Salford Local Plan will set out how the city will develop up until 2032. As an initial consultation stage the City Council is looking to find out what site allocations and designations should be included in the Salford Local Plan. Land for development Land for infrastructure Land to be protected The City Council is also consulting on the methodology for the sustainability appraisal of the Salford Local Plan The consultation runs until the 12th of April 2013. If you have land to promote or protect through the Salford Local Plan get help from Kirkwells RTPI chartered town planners, email or call … Continue reading

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Cheshire East Local Plan: Shaping Our Future

Cheshire East Council is consulting on the latest stage of Local Plan preparations.  Until 26th of February 2013 interested parties have an opportunity to comment on: The Council’s proposed Development Strategy; Policy Principles Document; Sustainability Appraisal; and Habitat Regulations Assessment. The Council’s proposed Development Strategy is for a minimum of 300 hectares of land to be provided for business, general industrial, storage and warehousing uses over the period 2012-2030. And for land to be made available to provide 27,000 homes over the same twenty year period. This consultation is important in that it will feed in to the drafting of Cheshire East’s all-important Local Plan document. If the future development of Cheshire East affects you, and you need expert help … Continue reading

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Need help to make your development sustainable?

The purpose of planning is to help achieve sustainable development. Sustainable means ensuring better lives for ourselves don’t mean worse lives for future generations. Development means growth. Are looking to grow your business in a sustainable way? Do you have a development proposal and need expert advice on sustainability issues? Call 01282 872570 to find out how we can help you. At Kirkwells we only do well planned, high quality sustainable development. The type of development we all want—development that creates great places. Whether that means redeveloping a difficult brownfield site, or protecting beautiful countryside. To help you make make your development sustainable we offer a range of services: Sustainable development advice to support your planning application Sustainability Appraisal Strategic Environmental … Continue reading

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