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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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Kirkwells Supporting New Housing in Burnley

New Development Underway in Burnley Kirkwells have been supporting Burnley Council in their regeneration of the south western part of the Borough. Over 150 homes are expected to be built in the area by developer Keepmoat. A report to make a compulsory purchase order will be presented to the Council’s Executive on the 13th of December, 2011. Steve Tilly, from Burnley Council’s housing and regeneration team said:  “The proposed redevelopment of this site will deliver a wider variety of housing in terms of size, type and tenure in order to create a more balanced housing market and help develop a more mixed, inclusive and sustainable community.” To bring about the redevelopment compulsory purchase powers are being used by the Council. Kirkwells have … Continue reading

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