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

5th June 2019

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.

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:

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

Proposed route: extract from Design Statement
Proposed route: extract from Design Statement