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St Helens and Warrington Road proposal will harm farmland in Green Belt

Monday, 03 June 2019 17:11

CPRE Cheshire and Lancashire are united with local residents' groups in battling plans by St Helens Council for a road linking vast swathes of countryside and the former Parkside Colliery site. 

 We agree the brownfield part of the site of the should be brought forward as identified for a regionally important Strategic Rail Freight, to take freight off our road network, but disagree entirely that farmland should be sacrificed in the way proposed.

Extract from Design Statement:

Google maps capture of site location:

 Google Maps image of site

 For more details read our letters (download via the links below).

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