New houses for Denshaw?

NINE houses could be built on current grazing land at Dumfries Farm on Ripponden Road, Denshaw.

An outline application for residential development has been submitted on behalf of Tracey Simm to Oldham Council.

Views over Denshaw

However only access and layout are due to be considered, with all other matters reserved.

A report, prepared by planning consultant Maxine Parker, confirms: “The green belt boundary runs along the northern boundary of the site. Most of the site lies within the Denshaw Conservation Area.

“The submitted site plans indicate the provision of nine dwellings, including five detached dwellings and a terrace of four smaller properties.

“No details of the amount of floorspace to be created or detailed designs of the dwellings have yet been finalised as these are issues to be addressed at reserved matters stage.

“In the circumstances no financial contribution for the proposed development is proposed at this stage.

“An existing access from Ripponden Road will be improved to provide access to the proposed development. The site has good access to a range of local services and public transport.”

For more information about the application and development the sites reference code is PA/342007/18.

The neighbour consultation expiry date is listed as Friday, September 14 with a determination deadline of October 4, 2018.

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