Plans to transform industrial site in Totton with affordable homes

A NEW development of affordable homes could be built on an industrial estate next to railway tracks in Totton, under plans unveiled by a housing association. Christchurch-based Sovereign has applied to New Forest District Council...

Riverside ‘house of tomorrow’ finally wins the day with national park planners

A BID to extend and modernise a home by the Lymington River to create a “house for tomorrow” has been passed on its fifth attempt. Mr and Mrs Teal’s application for Sumaya in Undershore Road...

Developer promises new jobs in Totton with industrial buildings plan

LOCAL jobs will be created under plans for three new industrial buildings on the edge of Totton, a developer has promised. An application has been submitted to New Forest District Council for nearly 1.6 hectares...

Housing given the go-ahead for woodland ‘gem’ in Hythe

HOTLY contested plans for housing on a semi-wooded plot of land have been given the go-ahead despite the site being described as a “gem” that needed protection. The application by The Turnbull Group for four...

Stickler for the rules MP caught out over ‘disregard’ for planning rules

AN MP with a record of blocking popular legislation in the name of sticking to protocol has been accused of trying to get around the planning process in a bid to rebuild his New...

Council rejects New Forest Water Park’s ‘excessive’ clubhouse plan

PROPOSALS for a larger clubhouse at New Forest Water Park have been thrown out after councillors agreed it would harm the lakeside setting. The North Gorley facility’s managing director, Mark Jury, wanted permission to erect...

New Forest councillors back opponents to extension of Hythe quarry activity

A MOVE to increase operations at a sand and gravel extraction site could be scuppered after opposition from councillors who heard residents’ lives were already being made a misery. TJ Transport Ltd was given permission...

Third time lucky? Fresh plans being drawn up for Lyndhurst Park Hotel

NEW proposals for the derelict Lyndhurst Park Hotel could be unveiled by the summer, according to the developer. Pegasus Life is working on fresh designs for the landmark site after last month it suddenly dropped...

Village parking solution in the balance as proposals hit planning obstacle

A NEW car park promoted as a way of securing the future of Beaulieu businesses suffering from traffic problems has hit a stumbling block. The 25 new spaces proposed by the Beaulieu Estate gained permission...

National park authority seeks costs from developer as Lyndhurst housing plan dropped

THE developer whose bid to build 90 homes on the former Lyndhurst Park Hotel was thrown out by the national park authority has dropped its challenge without explanation. Pegasus Life has suddenly abandoned its appeal...
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