HOW has been instructed by the Tatton Estate to promote the land to the north of Parkgate Industrial Estate in Knutsford for housing. The site is greenfield land and is allocated for employment in the adopted Macclesfield Borough Local Plan. HOW, in conjunction with the Estate, has secured a draft housing allocation in Cheshire East Council’s emerging Local Plan Strategy.
HOW was instructed to submit an outline planning application for housing at the site which was informed by a comprehensive community consultation exercise led by HOW. In February 2014 Cheshire East Council resolved to grant planning permission for up to 200 dwellings with associated woodland buffer, ecological mitigation and enhancements and open spaces. HOW is now working closely with Officers at Cheshire East Council to finalise the s106 Legal Agreement and conditions.
HOW has also been retained by the Estate to promote its landholding at North West Knutsford and North East Knutsford for Green Belt release and a housing allocation in Cheshire East Council’s emerging Local Plan Strategy.