Three schemes in Crewe, Sandbach and Alsager totalling 650 homes have been given the green light by Cheshire East Council at its planning committee meeting, all on agricultural land or countryside.
At Basford East, Muse Developments and the Witter Trust will deliver a residential-led mixed-use scheme, with up to 325 homes alongside 110,000 sq ft for employment, a 5,000 sq ft health centre, 25,000 sq ft of food and retail units and a pub.
The project on the 65.5-acre farmland site will be connected to the Crewe Green Link Road.
Around 10% of the housing will be affordable.
Muse and Witter are being advised by Gerald Eve and Planit-IE. PPS Group worked on public engagement and consultation.
Also approved was the construction of 200 homes at land south of Old Mill Road in Sandbach, by Muller Property Group on open countryside.
At Hall Drive in Alsager, Prospect GB was given planning consent for 128 homes and infrastructure on agricultural land.