Plans for new East Yorkshire village homes approved despite flooding…

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Plans for new East Yorkshire village homes approved despite flooding…

Plans for new East Yorkshire village homes approved despite flooding fears
2021-09-01 08:45:00
Plans for four homes in Swanland have been approved by East Riding councillors despite one claiming the local drainage network had recently flooded roads. East Riding Council's Western Area Planning Sub-Committee passed the plans, from Lovel Developments, for the homes east of Swanland's Easenby Lodge in Beech Hill Road. Read more: East Yorkshire's 'forgotten town' in desperate need of attention The applicant's agent Mr Tate told councillors the proposed amount was cut from six and now featured a bungalow as well as “much needed” three and four bedroom family homes. But Cllr Julie Abraham, committee member from South Hunsley ward which covers the site, said they raised safety issues by creating a “busy three way junction ” in Beech Hill Road. She added there was “no solution” yet for drainage issues which saw four road floods in a month despite council officers stating the homes would not “exacerbate” the situation. Keep up to date with the latest news from Hull City Council and East Riding Council by signing up for updates here. It comes as councillors sent plans for the homes back to the developer following their hearing in June over the amount proposed and their scale. The plans approved by councillors today (Tuesday, August 30) now feature one three to four bedroom dormer bungalow, two three bed semi-detached homes and a detached one with four. The three bedroom homes have two parking spaces each and three for the dwellings with four, with an access road set to be built to Beech Hill Road. Council highways officers ruled the estate's impact on traffic would be acceptable but recommended conditions to make sure surface water drains before reaching main roads. But six objections were lodged from residents who claimed there were already 250 homes approved for Swanland above the 165 allocated under the council's Local Plan for development. Find planning applications near you They also claimed the homes would come as local schools and health centres lacked places and as public transport remained “insufficient”, with Swanland Parish Council also calling for their refusal. Mr Tate told councillors the new application attempted to address those concerns and issues previously raised by the committee. The developer's agent said: “These homes will make an important contribution to the local housing stock and will save having to build on green areas. Watch to find out more about the planning system: Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now “The proposed dwellings now focus on much needed family homes and the bungalow will be well liked. “They will be screened and won't be visible from Beech Hill Road, they will be no more visible than two dwellings already approved for the site. “We've also included a wildli

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