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Following the publication of the revised National Planning Policy Framework on 24th July 2018 the village of Christleton faces a new but very similar application for the development of Christleton Hall. The last application was turned down by Chester City councillors by a vote of 10 to 1 in April 2018
I have received a letter from Cheshire West & Chester City Council this morning advising me of a planning notice for the conversion of Christleton Hall to residential use and the building of 42 dwellings. You will remember the previous application was turned down in April this year by the Council by 10 votes to 1 and the majority of the residents of Christleton. The planning application reference number is 18/03803/FUL and you have until 16th November to submit any comments.
The residents of Christleton are feeling a lot happier today as the sword of Damocles which has been hanging over the village since last summer disintegrated. Yesterday Cheshire West and Chester City councillors decided by a vote of 10 to 1 to reject the controversial plan to develop Christleton Hall into apartments and erect 27 houses. We live in strange times with unwelcome decisions but this time common-sense prevailed.
Only 7 days after the important village meeting convened by our MP Chris Matheson Cheshire West & Chester Council sent out a Planning Notice to nearby residents informing of them of a residential development of 60 dwellings, including the demolition of late 20th century buildings and conversion of Christleton Hall to residential use at Christleton Hall, Pepper Sreet, Christleton, Cheshire CH3 7AB