Decision delayed on 300 Lee Hall houses

David Wilkinson opposes the 300 houses for Lee Hall because our busy roads could not cope with the extra traffic they would bring.

The planning inspector’s decision on whether to approve the plans for 300 houses at Lee Hall has been delayed until mid-December.

Another chance to see Peel’s Hulton Estate plans for yourself

Peel, the developers behind the massive redevelopment plans of the picturesque Hulton Estate, near Chequerbent, are offering residents another chance to see their plans. They want to build hundreds of houses and a luxury golf course on land that has largely been untouched for hundreds of years. If you want to hear the developers’ propaganda… Continue reading Another chance to see Peel’s Hulton Estate plans for yourself

New link road proposed at Chequerbent

Proposed new link road

Proposals have been outlined for a new link road between the Orrell Interchange and Westhoughton’s Chequerbent roundabout – the old A5225 relief road – in a report commissioned by the Department for Transport. Westhoughton residents are concerned about increasing levels of traffic on the town’s roads and the threat of thousands of more cars if… Continue reading New link road proposed at Chequerbent

Residents WALK OUT of meeting as Labour and Tory activists descend into bitter squabble

Residents concerned by Westhoughton house building plans were forced to WALK OUT of a meeting overshadowed by bitter infighting from Labour and Tory activists. Labour councillors were accused of protecting their Bolton Council leader Cliff Morris, who has a veto to stop potential sites for future housing development being submitted to the Greater Manchester Spacial… Continue reading Residents WALK OUT of meeting as Labour and Tory activists descend into bitter squabble

Lee Hall planning inquiry delayed until 2017

David Wilkinson opposes the 300 houses for Lee Hall because our busy roads could not cope with the extra traffic they would bring.

The planning inquiry in the application by Persimmon Homes for 300 houses on the Lee Hall fields has been delayed until 2017. The inquiry into the plans for the site north of Platt Lane going up to the Chequerbent was supposed to have got underway today in four days time. Instead it came to a… Continue reading Lee Hall planning inquiry delayed until 2017

7 days after election, Labour stab Westhoughton in back over 300 houses at Lee Hall

David Wilkinson at the Lee Hall site

Bolton Council has withdrawn its objection to building 300 houses on open space at Lee Hall. Hundreds of people have signed a petition objecting to the plans, fearing they will cause traffic chaos along Park Road and at the Chequerbent roundabout. Labour decided to remove their objection to building on open space at a meeting… Continue reading 7 days after election, Labour stab Westhoughton in back over 300 houses at Lee Hall

Revealed: Labour’s plan to build 5,000 houses on Westhoughton’s open spaces

Westhoughton’s last-remaining open spaces could be sold off to housing developers under plans prepared┬áby Labour council bosses. Up to 5,000 houses could be built if the all the plans go ahead. Say NO to the 5,000 houses [av_mailchimp list=’782a5754bf’ double_opt_in=’aviaTBdouble_opt_in’ on_send=” sent=’Thank you for showing your support. Westhoughton’s open spaces are important and we can’t… Continue reading Revealed: Labour’s plan to build 5,000 houses on Westhoughton’s open spaces

Is Bolton Council really going to stop 300 houses at Lee Hall?

David Wilkinson opposes the 300 houses for Lee Hall because our busy roads could not cope with the extra traffic they would bring.

Doubts that Bolton Council will maintain its opposition to 300 houses at Lee Hall have emerged after it dropped its objection to homes on green fields in Blackrod to save money. A planning inspector will consider an appeal by developers Persimmon Homes in July and will decided whether or not the homes can go ahead.… Continue reading Is Bolton Council really going to stop 300 houses at Lee Hall?