More new housing approved on yet another flood plain
New housing everyone recognises as being of the upmost importance for the whole of the country. But are we building in the wrong places?
Almost 500 homes have been approved in Bramcote, despite local councillors describing the scheme as a “flawed development” with concerns raised about flooding.
The 470 new homes will be located on the former Bramcote School playing field on Coventry Lane, with the sale expected to deliver a long-awaited secondary school for the village.
But serious questions were asked by Broxtowe Borough Council’s planning committee about whether the plans were good enough.
Ward Councillor David Watts (Lib Dem) said: “This was an open goal – and somehow the developer has missed it. The design is rubbish.