Wigan Housing Consultation

This Consultation has CLOSED.


After the suspension of the Examination in to the Wigan Core Strategy Wigan Council need to find more housing land.

For land owners this is a real opportunity to bring new housing sites forward.

Some of the options could mean release of greenfield land, including:

  • Land safeguarded for future development at Standish
  • Land safeguarded for future development at Golborne and Lowton
  • Land in the Green Belt around Wigan
  • Land in the Green Belt at Leigh
  • Combinations of the above.

If you are a land owner and want to increase your site’s value and bring it forward for housing development get expert help from RTPI chartered town planners by calling –

01282 872570

The consultation closes on the 11th of September 2012.

Full details of the Wigan consultation can be found in  ‘Core Strategy: Options for addressing the shortfall of housing land, and other proposals’.

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