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Trafford Consults on Community Infrastructure Levy

Trafford Council has published the charging rates it expects to introduce using the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL). Trafford’s Draft Charging Schedule proposes the following CIL rates: Private market houses Cold market sub-area £20 Moderate market sub-area £40 Hot market sub-area £80 (or £65 for apartments in this sub-area) Retail warehouses £75 Supermarkets £225 All other chargeable development £10 (all rates are per square metre). The Draft Charging Schedule is available here, including a map showing the market sub-areas. If Trafford’s CIL will affect your land and property development get expert help so you can  respond before the 24th of June deadline. Call us on 01282 872570 or email.   ©Kirkwells Town Planners and Sustainable Development Consultants based at the Lancashire … Continue reading

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Trafford Consults on CIL

Looking at new development in Trafford? Then this could affect you. Trafford Council are consulting on their draft Community Infrastructure Charging Schedule. When adopted, this charging schedule will set a financial levy on developments to provide for essential infrastructure to support planned growth. The proposed levies are as follows:   Trafford are also proposing that the Levy will vary across the Borough to reflect different housing market areas. So if you are looking to develop land or property in Trafford and think the Council’s proposed charges may affect the viability of your development call us now so we can help you respond on 01282 872570 To find out more about the Community Infrastructure Levy Kirkwells’ short guide.   ©Kirkwells Town … Continue reading

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Trafford Consults on Land Allocations

  Trafford Council in Greater Manchester is consulting on future land allocations. The land allocations consultation is the next stage in the Council’s preparation of a new Local Plan for Trafford. The consultation document Shaping the Plan will: Identify and prioritise the sites necessary to meet the sustainable needs of the borough Identify the natural and built assets which should be protected/enhanced Identify the key design, environmental and infrastructure requirements for allocated sites Ensure that new development is delivered within an identified timescale Shaping the Plan builds from Trafford Core Strategy’s division of the Borough in to ten places, and seeks to meet the needs of these communities, as set out in the Spatial Profile and Place Objective sections of the Core Strategy. … Continue reading

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