Cheshire West and Chester's planning committee voted for a second time to refuse developer New Care’s application for a 69-bedroom extra-care scheme on Chester Road in Hartford, despite officers' recommendation to approve it.
The housebuilder’s proposal to build 115 homes on part of the school's estate on Cumberland Street in Macclesfield have been recommended for approval by Cheshire East Council after the decision was deferred in January.
The county is well placed to bounce back from the economic hit of the pandemic, but the speed at which the private and public sectors can respond to changing trends will be key to Cheshire's recovery, according to panellists at a Place North West event.
A multidisciplinary team comprising Cushman & Wakefield, Mott Macdonald and Optimised Environments is working to produce regeneration proposals for nine key centres across the borough, including Wilmslow, Middlewich and Knutsford.
AM Bell’s plans to build small-scale industrial units at its Hawkshead Quarry site in Sutton look doomed to fail, with planning officers suggesting that the plans don’t fit with Cheshire East’s Local Plan.