First phase of consultation on 4,250 homes plan ends soon

New LubbesthorpeThe first phase of Blaby District Council’s public consultation on plans for a major housing development in Lubbesthorpe ends on June 3.

8,000 letters have been sent to people living in parts of Enderby, Kirby Muxloe, Leicester Forest East, Braunstone Town and all residents in Thorpe Astley and Lubbesthorpe explaining how residents can have their say.

So far around 1000 representations have been received through the Council’s website, by email or in writing.

The plans for 4,250 homes, schools, two motorway bridges (across the M1 and M69) and 21 hectares of employment land were submitted in February 2011 by Hallam Land Management, Barratt, David Wilson Homes and Davidson Developments.

People who have not received a letter can still submit formal comments on the proposal.

The planning application is available to view online at www.blaby.gov.uk/lubbesthorpe and in libraries and parish council offices in the following locations:

  • Enderby
  • Leicester Forest East
  • Braunstone Town
  • Kirby Muxloe

Copies are also available to view at Blaby District Council’s main offices in Narborough and Glenfield Library.

To be formally considered comments must be made either online using the Lubbesthorpe Planning Application link at www.blaby.go.uk/lubbesthorpe, by email to lubbesthorpe@blaby.gov.uk or in writing to the Lubbesthorpe Development Team at Blaby District Council.

People who submit comments online can sign up to receive email alerts on any changes to the application.

Updates will also be posted on the Council’s facebook (www.facebook.com/blabydc) and twitter (www.twitter.com/blabydc) pages.

A second round of consultation will be carried out before the Council makes a decision on the application.

For more information email Lubbesthorpe@blaby.gov.uk or call 0116 272 7565.

 

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