Archive for the ‘Planning’ Category

Harrogate Housing Plan Shambles

by billhoult on 1 May, 2014

  “Withdrawal would seem to be the best option available” says Council Extraordinary Council Meeting Planned Only one week into the hearing of the Harrogate District 20 year forward plan for the development of Housing jobs and leisure provision the Government Inspector (Mr Ware) has called a halt to the hearing claiming that his reservations […]

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£12M scheme for Harrogate’s Cop Shop Scuppered

by billhoult on 14 September, 2012

The £12M scheme by the Tory led Harrogate Borough Council to build new offices on the police station site on North Park Road has been scuppered by English Heritage “listing” the building as a historic treasure which means it cannot be demolished. As the proposal was to demolish this part of Harrogate’s heritage and build a […]

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700+ Houses shock for Knaresborough

by billhoult on 2 July, 2011

Three years ago Harrogate Borough Council proposed to build a massive estate of 600 houses and industrial Estate on Greenfield land off the Eastfield Estate. Despite those proposals being kicked out by the Government Inspector a new proposal for 700 houses with 5 hectares of Industry is being put forward. I successfully campaigned against the […]

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Farnham Quarry-Revised Plans

by billhoult on 13 November, 2010

Following further consultation with the County Council Planning Department, Tarmac have submitted revised details of their proposals for the restoration of the old Farnham Quarry site off Boroughbridge Road Knaresborough. They may be viewed on the following web address  and use the following planning application reference number NY/2010/0181/FUL  

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Local Development Framework-Update

by billhoult on 27 November, 2009

A report was presented to the District Development Committee on 16 November which sought to justify the Harrogate Councils core strategy following a recent appeal decision.

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Local Development Framework Inspectors Report

by billhoult on 23 January, 2009

The Harrogate Council’s proposal to build up to 800 houses next to the Eastfield estate has received a severe setback

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Comments on Local Development Framework (LDF)

by billhoult on 18 August, 2008

These are my comments submitted to Harrogate Borough Council in regard to the re consultation carried out about the Urban extension proposals in the Local Development Framework.

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