Community allotments and housing off Parr Lane, Eccleston

Plans are being prepared for the development of land off Parr Lane in Eccleston to deliver community allotments together with housing. The landowner would like you to be involved in this process and De Pol have been appointed to seek the views of the local community.

We are chartered town planning consultants who have been appointed by the landowner to assist with obtaining planning permission for the development of land off Parr Lane in Eccleston. This includes seeking the views of the local community to help influence the proposals.

The siteThe subject sites extends to approximately 1.5 hectres of land located to the north east of Eccleston, south of Parr Lane. The site has existing housing to the north and west, together with the Eccleston recreational grounds to the south. There are hedgerows, trees and / or ditches defining the eastern, southern and northern boundaries. The land is currently safeguarded for development in the Local Plan.

The proposalsThe proposals are at an early stage and nothing has been finalised, however, it is envisaged that the scheme could potentially deliver:

  • A minimum of 14 standard size community allotments (circa 1,500 square metres), with each plot having a shed, water supply and parking.
  • Circa 35 new homes, including bungalows, affordable housing, smaller 3 bedroom dwellings as well as larger family homes.

It is anticipated that the housing would be accessed off Sandringham Road, although there would be a separate access for the allotments off Richmond Road.

Please let us know your viewsWe would like to know your thoughts on the proposals for the site. Your suggestions will be used to help create an initial scheme and you can make your views known by completing the questionnaire below and sending it to us via one of the options below.

Your Comments

1. Do you or a family member currently have an allotment?
 Yes No
2. If you have an allotment where is it located?
3. Would you or a family member be interested in one of the proposed allotments?
 Yes No
4. Are you currently registered on any allotment waiting lists?
 Yes No
5. Would the provision of any of the following be desirable were you to take on an allotment plot?
 Shed Water supply Parking
6. Do you feel that there is a need for any of the following types of housing:
 Affordable/Starter homes Bungalows 3 Bedroom houses 1 or 2 Bedroom flats
7. Do you have any other comments??

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