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09/10/2017

Appeal: Javid backs Cheshire East Council by refusing 900 homes

Sajid Javid / UK Government

Communities secretary Sajid Javid has blocked a large-scale village extension near Crewe, contending that it would undermine the spatial policies of the newly adopted local plan, which has addressed the area’s former housing supply shortfall.

The appeal relates to the former Gorstyhill golf course, next to the village of Wychwood, Crewe. In 2003, permission was granted for 315 homes to be built in addition to the existing 390 homes approved in 1990. As part of the 2003 permission, a section 106 agreement was signed limiting the total number of homes on the site to 725. In 2011, another 11 homes were approved, bringing the total........
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