Outline planning permission is being sought by Rural Community Housing Limited for a Residential development for the provision of 155 dwellings and a 65 bedroom Care Home on land adjoining to Belstead House at the bottom of Cottingham Road on land formally within Belstead Meadows. In addition planning permission is also being sought for change of use and conversion of Belstead house to provide 4 No. dwellings; Conversion of dining hall to form 1 No. dwelling; Conversion and extension of pottery building to a dwelling; Conversion and extension of thatched barn to dwelling; Demolition of prefabricated classroom building; Erection of 13 no. dwellings together with alterations to access, formation of parking areas and associated landscaping works.
The parish council met with the developer recently to discuss the various applications and has arranged for him to give a further presentation to local residents at the councils next meeting. Local residents have been contacting the parish council to highlights their concerns with the proposed development and the parish council urges all those that wish to seek further information to attend the meeting to be held at the Pinewood Community Hall at 7.00pm n Monday 12 January 2015.
The parish council is seeking an extension of time in which to give its comments to the District Council regarding this application as it wishes to consult with its residents before formulating a response.