Site G&T 3: New Start Park, Wettenhall Road, Nantwich

Land at New Start Park is allocated for eight permanent Gypsy and Traveller pitches. Development proposals for this site must:

  1. retain hedgerows and incorporate a comprehensive landscaping scheme that provides for appropriate boundary treatments;
  2. use permeable materials as hardstanding and provide a drainage strategy to prevent surface run-off from the site; and
  3. provide for and maintain appropriate access arrangements from Wettenhall Road.

Supporting information

12.93  The site is allocated to address the identified need for pitches for Gypsies and Travellers. Conditions will be imposed to permanently govern the occupation of the site.

12.94  For the purposes of the policy, a pitch includes one chalet/mobile home and one touring caravan and is generally home to one household. There is an expectation of a minimum spacing of 6 metres between caravans and adequate on-site essential services and utilities provided, in line with the principles set out in SADPD Policy HOU 7 'Gypsy and Traveller and Travelling Showperson site principles' and LPS Policy SC 7 ‘Gypsies and Travellers and Travelling Showpeople’.

12.95  Further assessment, in line with LPS Policy SE 3 ‘Biodiversity and geodiversity’, would be required to consider the long term management of habitat creation measures on the site.

12.96  In line with Policy HOU 7 'Gypsy and Traveller and Travelling Showperson site principles', the site should ensure and maintain an appropriate water supply, sewer connection and disposal of surface water in a sustainable way. This should include engagement, where appropriate, with the relevant water undertaker.

Policy information


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