Taylor Wimpey to hold consultation on Gartons Lane plans

A HOUSEBUILDING firm is seeking residents’ views after it announced plans to build more than 500 homes.

Taylor Wimpey is looking to create a new residential development on land south of Gartons Lane.

The developer is inviting the community to find out more during a public consultation and to provide feedback to help shape the final proposals.

Taylor Wimpey’s plans include more than 500 homes in a range of styles and sizes, as well as public open spaces, landscaping and enhanced access to Sutton Manor Woodland.

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Taylor Wimpey says the site, which is located between Gartons Lane and Sutton Manor, has been allocated for residential development in St Helens Council’s newly-adopted Local Plan, which aims to see the borough deliver 3,725 homes by 2037 to meet the needs of its growing population.

It adds the plans for the site will contribute to housing needs and provide investment and employment opportunities in the community.

Ian Harrison, land and planning director at Taylor Wimpey North West said: “We are delighted to share our vision for the Gartons Lane site and are excited to hear the thoughts of local residents.

“We want to deliver a development that will complement the existing local community.

“With a wide range of houses and open space, we believe that the Gartons Lane neighborhood will not only contribute to the delivery of much-needed new homes, but will create an attractive, sustainable and long-lasting addition to St Helens, with improved walking and cycling routes to Sutton Manor Woodland.

“We invite the local community to find out more about our plans by attending our public exhibition or visiting our website, where they can provide feedback and help us shape our final proposals before a planning application is submitted to St Helens Council.”

Taylor Wimpey is inviting residents to share their views.

The public consultation period will run from Monday, July 25, until Monday, August 15.

  • Residents will be able to leave comments, or request further information, by filling in a feedback form at: newhomesforgartonslane.co.uk or writing to the developer at Freepost SHAPE TOMORROW (no need for a stamp). People can also email comments, questions or feedback at [email protected] or speak with a member of the team by dialing Taylor Wimpey’s Community Information Line 0333 358 0502 (Monday to Friday – 9.00am to 5.30pm and voicemail out of hours )
  • People can also drop into a public consultation on Wednesday, August 10, at St Michaels and all the Angels Church, running from 3pm to 8pm.

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