Tag: planning

Benyon House redevelopment granted full Planning Permission

The controversial new multi-purpose retail site on the former Benyon House in Middleton has been given the green light despite concerns over its effect on the current Middleton Circus and District shopping areas. As we reported previously, the Council’s South & West Plans Panel went against officers’ advice to approve

New Middleton retail park set for green light

Plans for a £15 million retail park in Middleton have moved a step closer to reality after councillors insisted that the scheme be approved. Meeting yesterday (20 December 2018) members of the South & West Plans Panel said they wanted to approve the proposals, which would create 140 jobs –

Decision on Middleton shopping scheme deferred

The planning saga that is the Benyon House (Co-op) site next to Asda in Middleton is not over yet as Councillors on the South & West Plans Panel yesterday (18 October 2018) deferred their decision on the latest application for a retail development for the site. Planning officers recommended rejection

Park and Ride campaigners call public meeting this week

The Stop the Stourton Park and Ride campaign continues – and we’re holding a public meeting this coming Thursday (23 August 2018; details below) for other residents to come and find out more, and to get involved. We wanted to work with the councillors (from both Hunslet and Riverside, and