Home   News   Article

Crowland recycling site plans to be decided by county council




Crowland Parish Council news.
Crowland Parish Council news.

Plans to turn nearly 13 acres of Crowland farmland into a recycling plant for building materials are to be decided at county council level.

Crowland Parish Council raised concerns about extra traffic on the A16 and the environmental impact of plans by John Furlong, of Bourne, for a soil and aggregate production site at Decoy Farm in Spalding Road.

A spokesman for South Holland District Council said: “The view is that the nature of the proposed operation is such that it should be determined by the county council and the applicant should therefore apply to it.”

In a report prepared on behalf of Mr Furlong, the proposed site was described as a “recycling centre for the production of soil and aggregate substitutes for use in the construction and landscaping industries”.

The report went on: “The land is owned and occupied by Mr Furlong and is in agricultural production, although it is fallow for the current cropping year.”

Members of the parish council’s planning committee found no objections to the application “in principle” but did want assurances over the “impact on an already inadequate junction with the A16 and negative environmental impacts on the community”.

CROWLAND PARISH COUNCIL: No let-up in push to dual part of A16

CROWLAND PARISH COUNCIL: Hedge fund helps town allotment scheme

CROWLAND PARISH COUNCIL: Town is looking good after planning ‘walkabout’



COMMENTS
()


Iliffe Media does not moderate comments. Please click here for our house rules.

People who post abusive comments about other users or those featured in articles will be banned.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.

 

Terms of Comments

We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.

If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here.

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More