A former National Grid Gas storage facility was acquired by way of an open market tender for speculative development.
The Green Belt site received public opposition when the development of ten 4-bedroomed houses was initially proposed. Regular discussion and proposal redesign resulted from meetings with the Parish Council, in which local concerns were voiced and listed to.
A planning permission was only possible on this sensitive site when it was demonstrated that there would be no detrimental impact upon the Green Belt. Complicated negotiations were held with Cheshire East Council to agree both the principle and monetary amount of s.106 payments for affordable housing, off-site public open space, off-site recreation and traffic calming measures.