More homes planned at former abattoir site

Planning permission is being sought for the demolition of former commercial building at Moor Lane and the construction of two new dwellings.

The site at Yew Tree Farm lies within the North Cheshire Green Belt and contains a building which had previously been used in association with the abattoir. This building had planning permission granted in 2018 for conversion to stables (reference 17/5697M).

In April 2018 panning permission was also granted (reference 17/5697M) for the change of use of agricultural land and building associated with the existing abattoir to equestrian use and associated works, Then in October 2018 planning permission was granted (reference 17/6269M) for the erection of 14 dwellings with associated access and infrastructure.

The two detached 4 bedroom houses will share six parking spaces.

The Design & Access Statement says "The proposals at Yew Tree Farm will make effective use of land as the development will include the demolition of a redundant, former commercial building and construction of 2no. new traditional cottage design dwellings within the footprint of the existing building. This careful consideration of footprint and scale ensures there will be no further land developed on the site, whilst the design works to maintain the rural character of the site and the scale of development prevents encroach- ment onto surrounding land and green belt. The encroachment onto the green belt is reduced and the built form is brought closer to the existing development."

The plans can be viewed on the Cheshire East Council website by searching for planning reference 19/2035M.

Moor Lane, Planning Applications, Yew Tree Farm


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Brian Hall
Thursday 9th May 2019 at 9:43 pm
Presumably these will be starter homes for first time buyers who want 4 bedroom, two bathroom and twin garaged properties. Also, the compulsory "must have off road parking for three vehicles"!!

Recently developed "bespoke", "spectacular", "distinctive" etc. homes have led me to believe that the so-called architects have yet to complete their training - so mundane and uninspiring. My grandson could do better.