Wetland Resort or Golf Resort?

Is Another Wirral Flood Plain a Suitable Site for Building Development?

Our friends at the Stop Hoylake Golf Resort Action Group (SHGRAG) share our concerns about not only losing a huge swathe of green belt to an unwanted development, but also the viability of building (yet again) on another of Wirral’s flood plains. They have forwarded the following article to us and have given us permission to publish it on this website.

The Hoylake Flood Plain – an Ideal Place for a Wetland Resort or a Golf Resort and Housing Estate?

The director of the Nicklaus Joint Venture Group (NJVG) says, “We will conduct a thorough flood study plan as part of our Environmental Impact Assessment, which will not only protect the site from potential flooding but also help improve local water storage capability and flood water protection”

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A Letter To The Wirral Globe

It’s all getting a bit confusing!


Thanks to the regular press releases by Wirral Council to Wirral’s local press sending mixed messages about Wirral’s Greenbelt, our Chairman, Rod Tann, has sent the following the letter to The Wirral Globe. Hopefully the Wirral Globe will publish our letter, but even if it doesn’t, we would urge all those concerned about Wirral Council’s mixed-message media campaign about Green Belt policy to raise questions in the press. It seems our trust is being played in a confusing game of Green Belt ping-pong between Council executives Phil Davies & Eric Robinson with the people of Continue reading “A Letter To The Wirral Globe”

Hoylake Golf Resort ‘Consultation’ Briefings

Hoylake Golf Resort ‘Consultation’ Briefings – UPDATED!

The rather ambiguous land outline for Hoylake Golf Resort.

We have been informed by David Ball, Head of Regeneration and Planning Regeneration and Environment, Wirral Council, that the council are staging six days of consultation/briefing on the proposed Hoylake Golf Resort. These consultation days are to be held in both Hoylake and West Kirby as follows:


Wednesday 11th November – Friday 13th November 2015 at Melrose Hall, Melrose Avenue between 13:00 – 19:00.

West Kirby

Wednesday 18th November – Friday 20th November 2015 at Westbourne Hall, Westbourne Road between 13:00 – 19:00.

Official publicity about these events will be released shortly and we strongly advise anybody with concerns about the proposed Hoylake Golf Resort who lives in Hoylake or West Kirby to attend.

Hoylake Golf Resort Meeting

Hoylake Public Meeting, Question Your Councillors

  • Date: Wednesday 2nd September, 2015
  • Time: 19:00
  • Venue: Melrose Hall, Melrose Avenue, Hoylake

Chance To Question Hoylake Golf Resort Plans

The rather ambiguous land outline for Hoylake Golf Resort.

Hoylake Residents Forum are holding a public meeting “to discuss issues which will affect Hoylake, Meols and West Kirby, i.e. The Golf Resort; with Senior Council Officers” This could be an ideal opportunity to ask questions over the proposed controversial ‘Hoylake Golf Resort’.

No doubt, the Wirral Society will be sending a committee member to hear viewpoints.