Archive for Month: October 2017

  • Pinefield – planning application approved

    I wrote about the planning application at the end of August but, in brief it is for “Erection of one dwelling with garage; repair to outbuilding; erection of one pair of semi-detached dwellings with attached 3-bay garage” – so, three dwellings proposed on the back land of this derelict property. Yesterday, Shropshire Council’s South Planning Committee members…

  • Constituency boundary changes – Much Wenlock remains with Ludlow

    Back in November 2016 at Shrewsbury’s Prince Rupert Hotel, I joined a number of local councillors, MPs and peers who had gathered for a public hearing. This provided the opportunity to challenge the Boundary Commission for England‘s proposals to re-draw parliamentary constituencies. The Commission’s brief was to balance the number of electors in each constituency at around 75,000 – currently, and…

  • Housing growth in Shropshire – and Much Wenlock

    On 18th October Shropshire Council’s Cabinet will consider a consultation on the preferred scale of housing and employment development in Shropshire during the period to 2036 for the “Local Plan Review”. The consultation also looks at the preferred distribution of this growth around the county. The preferred option is housing growth of 28,750 over the…

  • Pinefield – 40 High Street, Much Wenlock

    I wrote in August about the Listed Building Application, which largely dealt with refurbishing the exterior of this listed historic property, being granted consent. The associated Planning Application for three houses on the back land is outside the town’s Conservation Area. It has been under consideration for some time, with comments being received from a number…