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Stafford residents gear up to fight homes development at Moss Pit after developers lodge an appeal

By Staffordshire Newsletter  |  Posted: May 22, 2014

By Sarah Marshall

Stafford residents gear up to fight homes development at Moss Pit after developers lodge an appeal

Stafford residents gear up to fight homes development at Moss Pit after developers lodge an appeal

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RESIDENTS who fought off plans for 320 homes in Stafford are facing another battle as the developer has lodged an appeal.

More than 50 neighbours objected to the homes plan on land between Ashflats Lane and Moss Pit, and were jubilant earlier this year when Stafford Borough Council’s planning committee rejected the scheme.

Householders had a range of concerns, including traffic, wildlife and noise.

But now Stafford developer Milwood Land is appealing against the decision, which means residents face more uncertainty.

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It also means they will have the chance to put their case against the development to a planning inspector.

A date for the appeal hearing is yet to be set.

Hyde Lea Parish Council also objected to the plans amid fears the development would be a blight to prospective residents.

At a parish council meeting last week parish council chairman John Eaves said: “It is not in our parish but it does affect us. We will watch this space.”

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  • countrygirl11  |  May 27 2014, 10:39AM

    we cant believe this developer wants to build on the green fields here. look at the bridge- he wants to put a slip road here on the blind bend, he doesn't care about our area or our safety, he doesn't live in Stafford.

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