Burton Manor News

Good News On Burton Manor Development

Burton ManorFollowing the Burton Manor Friends recent AGM, we have been informed that there was a presentation during the meeting given by the new developers for the Burton Manor site & College building. The developers in question, are the same group who are building the Dee View houses & apartments on the Alexandra Hall site in Heswall and their proposal for Burton Manor Continue reading “Burton Manor News”

Power To The People!

It’s good to petition!

It has been brought to our attention about two petitions that are currently running against Wirral Council, one opposing the proposed Hoylake Golf Resort and the other regarding the introduction of car parking charges at Wirral’s Country Parks.

The Golf Resort has run on to a point now, where it appears Wirral residents feel they need to make an official protest via petitioning. Continue reading “Power To The People!”

News Update, January 2017

Proposed ‘Community’ Fire Station at Saughall Massie

Proposed site of new 'community' Fire Station
Proposed site of new ‘community’ Fire Station, directly in front of single-story sheltered housing for the elderly and infirm.

Much to the surprise of many, the Planning Officer’s recommendation to approve this application, which was narrowly rejected by the Council’s Planning Committee recently. Continue reading “News Update, January 2017”

Hoylake Golf Resort, Agricultural Land Assessment

Hoylake Golf Resort Soil Quality Assessment Needs A Rethink

Rough overlay of proposed Hoylake Golf Resort site onto map
A rough overlay of Hoylake Golf Resort on the agricultural land it seeks to occupy

The proposed ‘Hoylake’ Golf Resort development site (it actually sits outside the township of Hoylake) has as far as the Wirral Society know, always been cited as being situated on ‘low grade’ agricultural land. Indeed, Capita Symonds Needs Assessment Report commissioned by Capita Symonds for Wirral Council in 2006 Continue reading “Hoylake Golf Resort, Agricultural Land Assessment”