While a Conservative motion urging Trafford Council to pull its support for the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework was defeated last night, a move by the Green Party to reduce the borough’s housing allocation was supported.
Following reductions in its housing target and Green Belt release, Warrington Council is pressing on with a public consultation on its Local Plan, although some MPs and residents remain opposed to the proposals.
Consultation on the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework has just three days to run, bringing to a close a two-month process examining a plan described this week by Mayor Andy Burnham as supporting “ambitious levels of growth”.
During a MIPIM week set against a backdrop of continued political uncertainty, Place North West met with Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham and council leader Richard Leese, to discuss Greater Manchester Spatial Framework challenges, delivering housing numbers, local politics, and Brexit.
Maloneview’s proposals for the £67m redevelopment of Sale’s The Square shopping centre, including a cinema, leisure space, a multi-storey car park, and 202 homes have been given the go-ahead in line with officer recommendation.