A roundup of some of the latest planning activities in our village:
- The Anchor pub was scheduled to close on 24 November but the new owners have informed the management team currently running the pub that they can continue with the pub for a further six months.
- Stef’s (next to the library) in the the process of changing owners.
- The planning application for the changes to Homebase has now been published, PLAN/2018/0973. It reads Extension and sub-division of existing A1 retail store and garden centre to provide 3 retail units with mezzanine floors and minor alterations to car park to provide 7 additional spaces.
- Robin Hood pub is closed and according to local newspapers the site has been bought. The first planning application for the site has been published PLAN/2018/0974 and it states that the new owners are seeking permission to erect a 2.4 m high hoarding around perimeter of site.
- Earlier in the year there was a planning application to build a two storey detached house on land to the south of Ivydene, PLAN/2018/0736. There was strong local opposition, the planning application has been refused.
- There was a planning application (PLAN/2017/1309) to build 4 x 3 bed terraced houses to the rear of the Co-op, last year, it was rejected, then appealed, and the appeal has now also been rejected by the Planning Inspector as well.
For more details on these take a look around our website, and visit the WBC planning portal here.