Isles Quarry West Housing
Crest Nicholson Planning Application TM/11/01191 for to build 171 Houses at Isles Quarry West, a contaminated 50's landfill site to be called Hazlebourne.
The 2005 Parish Plan was the secret weapon that got us into this. How did it happen? ,
and why didn't T&MBC investigate? We didn't undertand the process, and before we knew it, the Inspector had approved Isles Quarry for 200+ houses.
When the new Parish Council took over in 2010, one of the first things we did was to invalidate the 2005 Plan, and approve a new one.
Update from 2012, just before the planning application was lodged, There were serious concerns about contamination and Crest had to make alterations,BGPC DRAFT SUBMISSION
If you want to read the full application, you can click the link TMBC PLANNING SEARCH and enter 11/01191 into the search box
PLANNING PERMISSION was granted in March 2013, but Crest had to submit an extra application for contamination, stability and surface water.
Crest began construction in the first week in November, without permission, but officers issued permission on the 21st. But Crest had already moved the contaminated material , as these aerial pictures clearly show. We managed to get a Planning Hearing, to no avail, and so we issued Freedom of Information