We hope everyone reading this is in good health during these very strange times. Despite the difficulties and fears which come with a pandemic like Corona Virus, we are still acting as a Society and trying to keep everyone in the loop about changes to Wirral’s landscape, as well as its man-made features. Therefore, we are happy to be able to bring you a summary on what we have been doing over the past few weeks.
Here is a summary of items we are currently monitoring and acting upon, where we feel it is necessary.
Wirral Council’s Draft Local Plan Consultation
At present, the Council is progressing with its “Issues and Options” Consultation for the Draft Local Plan (Reg 18). We welcome the Council’s ‘Preferred Option’ of retaining the Green Belt and developing the many acres of brown field land. However, the Council still considers it has to go along with the Government’s target of 12,0000 new houses over the plan period with one assume some 20,000 to 30,000 new residents.Continue reading “Latest News From the Wirral Society, May 2020”