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Plan for 150 new homes in Clitheroe

RESIDENTS are being consulted over plans to build 150 new homes in Clitheroe.

The Strategic Land Partnership is asking for views and comments regarding the proposed development, which would be on an area of land to the south side of Henthorn Road.

An action group has criticised the plans due to its location, opposite a recently approved site for 270 homes and a GP surgery.

In a letter sent to people living near the proposed development, a spokesman for NJL Consulting said 30 per cent of the development would be made available to those on low incomes as affordable housing.

He added that the site would contribute to maintaining a vibrant community and would help support the local economy, providing employment opportunities.

But Steve Rush, from Clitheroe Residents’ Action Group, said: “This proposal is directly opposite a 270 house development which was not wanted by the local community, so I fail to understand how the consultants can say this application for another 150 houses ‘will contribute to maintaining a vibrant community’.

“This proposal has arisen out of pure greed. If they want to do something for the good of Clitheroe abandon this plan.

“This proposal would increase Clitheroe's houses in the pipeline to 2,315.

“That is an extra 5,600 people and 3,600 cars descending on the town.

“There are no plans to produce the infrastructure to deal with this volume.

“Unfortunately Clitheroe will soon become an inner city without the infrastructure.”

Residents are being encouraged to make their views known by sending an email to Yourviews@NJLConsulting.co.uk or by writing to NJL Consulting LLP, Adamson House, Towers Business Park, Wilmslow Road, Manchester.

No-one from Strategic Land Partnership was available for comment.

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1:50pm Wed 21 Nov 12

mavrick says...

Consult all you like you are getting the 150 homes end of.
Consult all you like you are getting the 150 homes end of. mavrick
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2:49pm Wed 21 Nov 12

shytalk says...

Town wrecked , simple as...Time to move out.
Town wrecked , simple as...Time to move out. shytalk
  • Score: -3

2:58pm Wed 21 Nov 12

2 for 5p says...

Yes yes yes

The new skem that's the rubble valleys new name. :-)
Yes yes yes The new skem that's the rubble valleys new name. :-) 2 for 5p
  • Score: -2

3:04pm Wed 21 Nov 12

cloud99 says...

What a bunch of numpty's. How on earth do they think that building 150 houses is going to create employment opportunities?
What a bunch of numpty's. How on earth do they think that building 150 houses is going to create employment opportunities? cloud99
  • Score: 2

3:37pm Wed 21 Nov 12

ghost of sceptic says...

2 for 5p wrote:
Yes yes yes The new skem that's the rubble valleys new name. :-)
Dont get carried away it says affordable housing not for people on benefits! looks like your staying put.
[quote][p][bold]2 for 5p[/bold] wrote: Yes yes yes The new skem that's the rubble valleys new name. :-)[/p][/quote]Dont get carried away it says affordable housing not for people on benefits! looks like your staying put. ghost of sceptic
  • Score: 1

3:39pm Wed 21 Nov 12

shytalk says...

cloud99 wrote:
What a bunch of numpty's. How on earth do they think that building 150 houses is going to create employment opportunities?
It will create employment....For east european agency workers
[quote][p][bold]cloud99[/bold] wrote: What a bunch of numpty's. How on earth do they think that building 150 houses is going to create employment opportunities?[/p][/quote]It will create employment....For east european agency workers shytalk
  • Score: -1

3:52pm Wed 21 Nov 12

Is Eckersley playing? says...

2 for 5p wrote:
Yes yes yes

The new skem that's the rubble valleys new name. :-)
This post reflects nothing but pure envy. Shame on you.
[quote][p][bold]2 for 5p[/bold] wrote: Yes yes yes The new skem that's the rubble valleys new name. :-)[/p][/quote]This post reflects nothing but pure envy. Shame on you. Is Eckersley playing?
  • Score: 3

5:05pm Wed 21 Nov 12

Elegant1 says...

It looks like someone is goint to make a killing with this ill though out pair of schemes.

I think it is a mistake that will ruin the feeling in the whole town.

Short term gain for long term pain springs to mind!

It should be knocked on the head along with the one(s) whe dreamed it up!
It looks like someone is goint to make a killing with this ill though out pair of schemes. I think it is a mistake that will ruin the feeling in the whole town. Short term gain for long term pain springs to mind! It should be knocked on the head along with the one(s) whe dreamed it up! Elegant1
  • Score: 4

5:58pm Wed 21 Nov 12

DEO VOLENTE says...

I am afraid that the Rubble Valley is already doomed. In 20 years it will be unrecognisable, one thing that is for sure that it will have benefitted greatly from multi-culturism. The Rublle Valley will no doubt be overun with new "executive" 4 and 5 bedroom houses that will change the demographic forever. If I lived there I would cash in while you can and go to live in the Cotswalds, I believe that it is absolutely lovely.

Deus Vobiscum.
I am afraid that the Rubble Valley is already doomed. In 20 years it will be unrecognisable, one thing that is for sure that it will have benefitted greatly from multi-culturism. The Rublle Valley will no doubt be overun with new "executive" 4 and 5 bedroom houses that will change the demographic forever. If I lived there I would cash in while you can and go to live in the Cotswalds, I believe that it is absolutely lovely. Deus Vobiscum. DEO VOLENTE
  • Score: -4

7:01pm Wed 21 Nov 12

2 for 5p says...

ghost of sceptic wrote:
2 for 5p wrote:
Yes yes yes The new skem that's the rubble valleys new name. :-)
Dont get carried away it says affordable housing not for people on benefits! looks like your staying put.
First of all I'm not on any benefits at all.
Second point I wouldnt like to live in the new Skelmersdale. That's were the benefit family's will end up being cleared to.
[quote][p][bold]ghost of sceptic[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]2 for 5p[/bold] wrote: Yes yes yes The new skem that's the rubble valleys new name. :-)[/p][/quote]Dont get carried away it says affordable housing not for people on benefits! looks like your staying put.[/p][/quote]First of all I'm not on any benefits at all. Second point I wouldnt like to live in the new Skelmersdale. That's were the benefit family's will end up being cleared to. 2 for 5p
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7:05pm Wed 21 Nov 12

shytalk says...

DEO VOLENTE wrote:
I am afraid that the Rubble Valley is already doomed. In 20 years it will be unrecognisable, one thing that is for sure that it will have benefitted greatly from multi-culturism. The Rublle Valley will no doubt be overun with new "executive" 4 and 5 bedroom houses that will change the demographic forever. If I lived there I would cash in while you can and go to live in the Cotswalds, I believe that it is absolutely lovely.

Deus Vobiscum.
Nope we are off to the Yorkshire dales away from it...They have sensible planning regs there.
[quote][p][bold]DEO VOLENTE[/bold] wrote: I am afraid that the Rubble Valley is already doomed. In 20 years it will be unrecognisable, one thing that is for sure that it will have benefitted greatly from multi-culturism. The Rublle Valley will no doubt be overun with new "executive" 4 and 5 bedroom houses that will change the demographic forever. If I lived there I would cash in while you can and go to live in the Cotswalds, I believe that it is absolutely lovely. Deus Vobiscum.[/p][/quote]Nope we are off to the Yorkshire dales away from it...They have sensible planning regs there. shytalk
  • Score: -1

9:53pm Wed 21 Nov 12

DEO VOLENTE says...

The planning regulations are about to be burnt in a bonfire of Red Tape! Get ready for the invasion all ye who inhabit the Rubble Valley and remember you can run but cannot hide. The Yorkshire Dales is not far enough my friend, just not far enough! Anyone for Gerrards Cross?

Deus Vobiscum
The planning regulations are about to be burnt in a bonfire of Red Tape! Get ready for the invasion all ye who inhabit the Rubble Valley and remember you can run but cannot hide. The Yorkshire Dales is not far enough my friend, just not far enough! Anyone for Gerrards Cross? Deus Vobiscum DEO VOLENTE
  • Score: -3

3:51pm Wed 19 Dec 12

robotrobo says...

DEO VOLENTE wrote:
I am afraid that the Rubble Valley is already doomed. In 20 years it will be unrecognisable, one thing that is for sure that it will have benefitted greatly from multi-culturism. The Rublle Valley will no doubt be overun with new "executive" 4 and 5 bedroom houses that will change the demographic forever. If I lived there I would cash in while you can and go to live in the Cotswalds, I believe that it is absolutely lovely. Deus Vobiscum.
is this place your moveing to anywhere near the cotswolds or is it a new development ?.
[quote][p][bold]DEO VOLENTE[/bold] wrote: I am afraid that the Rubble Valley is already doomed. In 20 years it will be unrecognisable, one thing that is for sure that it will have benefitted greatly from multi-culturism. The Rublle Valley will no doubt be overun with new "executive" 4 and 5 bedroom houses that will change the demographic forever. If I lived there I would cash in while you can and go to live in the Cotswalds, I believe that it is absolutely lovely. Deus Vobiscum.[/p][/quote]is this place your moveing to anywhere near the cotswolds or is it a new development ?. robotrobo
  • Score: 0

3:59pm Wed 19 Dec 12

robotrobo says...

surely this newly proposed development will enhance henthorn greatly ! , and if you are going to throw up new affordable houses , then henthorn is the best end of town to do so . If it is passed then why not get gates installed at the top of bawdlands & thorn street & block it off , full stop.
surely this newly proposed development will enhance henthorn greatly ! , and if you are going to throw up new affordable houses , then henthorn is the best end of town to do so . If it is passed then why not get gates installed at the top of bawdlands & thorn street & block it off , full stop. robotrobo
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