Latest Planning Application Updates

This is to inform you that the two planning applications 12/0176/1/OX – Demolition of existing industrial buildings and proposed residential development for maximum 136 dwellings, associated infrastructure, open space and vehicular access from Cambridge Road (Outline) – Land at Warwick Road / Cambridge Road Whetstone and 12/0279/1/OX – Proposed residential development ( maximum 84 dwellings ) associated landscaping and infrastructure including bridge with access from Cambridge Road (Outline)(revised scheme) – Cambridge Road Whetstone were determined by BDC Development Control Committee which took place on Thursday 24th May 2012.

It is pleasing to say that both applications, fully supported by your Parish Council were approved. This means that the village has been able to determine the desired use of two areas of the village by using Neighbourhood Planning principles to work with the applicant, in getting the very best for you, the residents of Whetstone.

The Parish Council is now working towards the planning appeal for the David Wilson Homes appeal for the proposed development on land off Springwell Lane for 178 dwellings which takes place at BDC Offices starting on Tuesday 26th June 2012 at 10.10 a.m. This is scheduled for three days.

We will keep you informed on the progress. The above appeal is open for members of the public to attend. Speaking is not permitted unless the Inspector invites this. We have registered to speak as a Parish and will present our case.

Your attendance would be welcomed to show the Inspector that we are against this proposal and our case will based around this.