In order to ensure that the developers are addressing key risks associated with the developments, HPC have commissioned a Flood Risk Report from independent consultants. The full report is attached to this article.
Outline planning permission was granted for the following sites as illustrated in our picture, with reserved matters applications for appearance, landscaping, layout and scale of development now submitted for each site and currently awaiting determination:
Significant concerns have been raised by Henbury Parish Council with respect to the impact of these developments on surface water drainage and flood risk within the locality, particularly when accounting for the cumulative effect of the proposals.
The report was prepared in order to provide an assessment of the above, and has been submitted to Cheshire East to support the HPC objection to all the relevant applications.
The report has concluded that the developers should be required to provide much more detailed evidence to Cheshire East regarding the impact that the developments will have. Areas to be addressed include:
HPC's latest objection to Planning Application19/5582M, is also attached, along with a strong letter of support submitted as an objection from David Rutley MP.
The Planning Applications are currently scheduled to be considered by Cheshire East Strategic Planning Board in February, following postponement of the original date.