Dear Cheshire West and Chester Council,
I've seen Cllr Mike Jones refer several times to "documents" the developers have provided the Council outlining a requirement for 1800 or more new dwellings per year.
Please provide me with the documents Cllr Jones is refering to.
Dear Mr R Jones
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Dear Mr Jones
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For the purpose of clarity, I have reproduced your request:
I've seen Cllr Mike Jones refer several times to "documents" the
developers have provided the Council outlining a requirement for 1800 or
more new dwellings per year.
Please provide me with the documents Cllr Jones is referring to.
We believe the document being referred to is the Cheshire and Warrington
Sub-Regional Housing Study (Nov 2012). This was produced by Barton
Willmore on behalf of a consortium of developers. It was submitted to the
Council during the consultation on the Local Plan Preferred Policy
Directions, in the autumn of 2012. It suggests that Cheshire West and
Chester Council should pursue a housing target of 1,600 dwellings per
annum as a minimum. (A figure of 1,800 is proposed for Cheshire East).
A copy of the above mentioned document is attached.
I trust this answers your enquiry.
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