New Houses on Clifford Road

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New Houses on Clifford Road

Postby crystalgirl » Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:20 pm

Do residents and surrounding area of Clifford Road know of the proposal to demolish the bungalow at 76 Clifford Rd. and build another 4 new semi-detached 3 storey town houses? Only 2 residents on Clifford Road have been legally notified.
This is another case of over-development of the site and so called "garden-grabbing" which are factors in objections to the plans (which have to be in by the 24th August).
If this goes ahead along with the proposed development of No. 74 we will have lost 3 "character houses" to be replaced by 11 town houses which are not in keeping with the area. You can see the details on the Cheshire planning website. Get your objections in now!

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Re: New Houses on Clifford Road

Postby SK121NZ » Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:32 pm

Reference Number ..... 17/3898M
Type Of Application ..... OUTLINE PLANNING
Location ..... 76, CLIFFORD ROAD, POYNTON, SK12 1JA
Proposal ..... Outline planning for the construction of 4 new semi-detached houses on site of existing bungalow. (all matters reserved except for access)

see link below: ... f5f&from=p

see also similar earlier application next door:

Reference Number ..... 15/4358M
Type Of Application ..... OUTLINE PLANNING
Proposal ..... Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of three detached dwellings ... acf&from=I

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Re: New Houses on Clifford Road

Postby adab » Mon Aug 21, 2017 11:11 am

Yes, there are a lot of potential building sites on Clifford Road, they will squeeze in 650 houses in no time.

Does anyone know if this (knocking down the old houses and bungalows, replacing them with 3/4 three storey dwellings overlooking the existing bungalows) happens in other CE towns or is this a Poynton special?

You have to feel for the people at no6 Woolley. They bought a property with 2 bungalows with large gardens adjoining them. They will soon have a view of a 10m long house starting 4m from their back window on one boundary and 4 three storey semi's overlooking their back garden and into their house from their other boundary (a triangular garden). CE planners just said it was at an angle up to 9m from their back window so it shouldn't be significantly detrimental to them.

Just think how many houses you could build on your plot since we can put them 4m from your neighbours back windows (so long as they are angled and not straight on). You could sell up and escape to Prestbury where I am sure it would not be allowed.
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Garden grabbing? 2-4 London Road

Postby carlsh » Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:29 pm

Here's a further example of 4 townhouses being (potentially) squeezed into two back gardens behind 2-4 London Road south. The residents of Abbey Court may soon have new houses to the north, as well as the back wall of Aldi to the south by the look of the plans. At least they've been consulted according to the link below on the planning website. A bit of overdevelopment perhaps as this time they're not even demolishing anything to make way? Or to quote the old adage, where there's (garden) muck there's brass! ;)

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Re: New Houses on Clifford Road

Postby POYNTONIAN 1 » Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:03 pm

Abbey Court was built in a garden!!!!

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Re: New Houses on Clifford Road

Postby ma-ogy » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:22 am

POYNTONIAN 1 wrote:Abbey Court was built in a garden!!!!

Quite right it was Ben Lloyds the undertakers back garden.
The original house fronting the A523 and the chapel of rest too the rear of this house was demolished to make way for the Abbey Court development.

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Re: New Houses on Clifford Road

Postby Rostervor » Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:33 am

They must be expecting a positive result with the planning application for 2-4 London Road.

The rear gardens are a hive of activity this morning.


Re: New Houses on Clifford Road

Postby AndrewJ » Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:09 pm

They are really cramming them in that London Road development aren't they? I'm surprised the owners of the gardens are happy to lose most of their gardens, and be overlooked at the back there, but then money talks.

It used to be the case that people moved to the suburbs to get bigger, detached houses and gardens and to have space to breathe rather than being crammed in and overlooked. It is obviously the opposite way round now. When you move to the suburbs now you still have a small townhouse and tiny garden, it's just that you have to pay double for it and have fewer amenities than when you were in the city. Plus you have to travel further to work. :D

Their neighbours will be especially pleased, as the living areas will be on the first floor so looking down at their gardens!

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Re: New Houses on Clifford Road

Postby POYNTONIAN 1 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:30 pm

What owners????

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Re: New Houses on Clifford Road

Postby crystalgirl » Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:35 am

The original application for 4 semi-detached 3 storey homes on the site of the existing bungalow was withdrawn in September 2017. A new application for 4 dwellings has now been made – application No. 18/0841M which appears to be very similar if not the same. The original application No. 17/3898M seems to have been withdrawn after an internal email was sent to the case officer noting that an “ Arboricultural assessment” had not been provided. The latest application now contains that assessment. None of this appears to change the proposal that one bungalow on Clifford Road is to be demolished to make way for four 3 storey houses – already adding to the existing similar development on the corner of Clifford and London Road and the agreed plans for demolishing the bungalow at No. 74 to erect 3 detached homes. Any comments or objections need to be lodged by the 20th February.
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