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Green Belt: Planning Permission

Volume 487: debated on Tuesday 3 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government with reference to the answer to the hon. Member for Brentwood and Ongar of 29 October 2008, Official Report, column 1144W, on green belt: planning permission, what the (a) location, (b) local authority and (c) type of development was of each of the 15 planning applications that have been called in and then approved since 2002 which involve green belt development. (252795)

The following table sets out the location, local authority and development type of each of the 15 planning applications that have been called in and approved since 1 April 2002 which involve green belt development. Since the answer given to the hon. Member for Brentwood and Ongar (Mr. Pickles), 29 October 2008, Official Report, column 1144W, there has been one further such application and details of this are also set out in the table.

Site name

Date of decision

Location

Local authority

Type of development

Fast Eddies

23 December 2003

Walsall

Walsall

Residential

Arnold Town FC

16 March 2005

Nottingham

Nottingham

Leisure

Packmoor Club

8 November 2005

Newcastle-under-Lyme

Newcastle-under-Lyme

Residential

WHS Halo

5 July 2006

Sutton Coldfield

Birmingham

Industrial

Ryarsh Park West

5 July 2006

West Malling

Tonbridge

Residential-led mixed use

St. John’s School

21 December 2006

Epping

Epping Forest

New school and residential

Storthes Hall Hospital

11 January 2007

Kirkburton

Kirklees

Retirement community

Woolley Hall

30 January 2007

Maidenhead

Windsor and Maidenhead

Residential and commercial

Germany Beck (2 applications)

9 May 2007

York

York

Residential-led mixed use

Field Lane

23 May 2007

Grimston

York

University campus

Croftlands Nursing Home

24 July 2007

Kirkburton

Kirklees

Extension to nursing home

Southend United FC (2 applications)

30 June 2008

Southend

Southend on Sea

Leisure, hotel and retail

Stoneswood House

6 February 2008

Oldham

Oldham

Care home

Since October 2008:

Bedfont Trading Estate

7 January 2009

London

Hounslow

Storage/warehousing