New Beverley recycling centre plans prompt 150 objections due to…

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New Beverley recycling centre plans prompt 150 objections due to…

New Beverley recycling centre plans prompt 150 objections due to concerns it will be just ‘200m from nursery’
2022-11-05 05:00:00
A total of 150 objections have been lodged against plans to build a new recycling centre in Beverley, with people saying it would be too close to a nursery. The objections have been lodged to plans for the new site on land west of Ings Road, off Grange Way in Molescroft, Beverley. East Riding Council’s Planning Portfolio Holder Cllr Claire Holmes said the new site would replace the current one at Weel which is now too small and regularly floods. But one objector speaking on behalf of concerned locals said it would draw more traffic towards a residential area where roads are already near or over capacity. Plans for the new centre stated the new facility was designed to handle 9,000 tonnes of materials a year, an increase in throughput of 50 per cent compared to the Weel site. Read more:Plan for new waste centre in Beverley as currently one keeps flooding They added it would feature backing up facilities capable of handling queues during busy times. Plans propose opening times of 7.30am to 6pm daily except on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. It would be staffed by four workers and five at weekends and other busy times. Council highways assessments claimed the A1035 Grange Way could take the increase in traffic which would remain within its capacity. (Image: East Riding of Yorkshire Council) Documents stated the site was the most suitable and appropriate one the council looked at, based on its impact on the landscape and surrounding area. But one local objector told LDRS it would draw hundreds more cars a week onto roads close to people’s homes. They added its countryside location would harm the environment and it would be 200m from a nearby nursery. The objector said: “The increase in traffic wouldn’t be safe for drivers or pedestrians. “It’s on the

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