Blackpool Airport fury over permission for 73 homes that would block its growth
impact a new housing development could have on the region’s economy. In
for 73 homes on the former Pontins site amid fears it will hamper the airport’s
ability to grow. The airport remains adamant some of the proposed 73 homes will
be affected by an increase in noise levels.
detrimental impact a new housing development could have on the region’s economy.
approval for 73 homes on the former Pontins site amid fears it will hamper the
airport’s ability to grow.
– and they hope it could be enough to see the case re-opened.
and the Chorley-based company announced this week they hope work on the development
– which also includes a 275-home phase one – will begin within the year.
is going to be completed and with Fylde Council this week and they will take the
decision whether to refer it back to the committee.
issue and we will make representations with this as there appears to be a failure
to adequately consider the noise implications and the effect on the local economy.
to adequately consider the impact because they didn’t give us the time we requested.”
because a small portion of the land falls within the green belt.
the scheme and a company spokesman said: “It is hoped that, subject to confirmation
from the Secretary of State and completion of a section 106 agreement, work will
commence on this important gateway site within 12 months.
to ensure a viable, high quality scheme is delivered as soon as possible.”
the council was waiting for a noise report to be submitted by Blackpool Airport.
He added: “As for the case being reopened there’s no requirement to do that, it
depends on the findings of that noise report and we will have to wait and see.”
on tourism after stepping in at the 11th hour last month to stop Fylde Council
approving the application.
planners again next week – and councillors are being recommended to disregard
the airport’s objections.
the Clifton Drive North site was “unlikely to pose a threat” to the airport’s
some of the proposed 73 homes will be affected by an increase in noise levels.
more than 800 per cent, something which has been criticised as “optimistic” by
some housing in this area within the planning application will be affected by
an increase in noise levels.
White Paper and is done to protect potential home owners as well as to safeguard
the growth and future viability of the airport and in turn the economic benefit
to the Blackpool and Fylde coast region and local community.”
have met with council officers and bosses claim they now need more time to carry
out “modelling work” on the noise contours which will allow councillors to make
an “informed decision”.
phase of plans to redevelop the former holiday camp – will be given the go-ahead
were addressed to the satisfaction of officers and members during the consideration
of our first planning application on the former Pontins site, and we note officers
remain satisfied the proposals for phase two are acceptable.”
from the airport.
State would have the final say on any approval from Fylde Council.
the application and said: “I think it’s far better for us to try to resolve these
objections first of all rather than end up with the objections being transferred
to the Secretary of State.”