New homes plan for town centre

New plans have been submitted to build 35 homes in the centre of Poulton.

Sunday, 16th July 2017, 1:59 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:35 am

Baxter Homes wants to build the houses on land off Tithebarn Street on land currently used for grazing horses.

The site backs on to the Blackpool to Preston rail line.

A Baxter Homes spokesman said: “The land is currently under utilised and unsuitable for agricultural uses and consequently does not generate sufficient income to allow for appropriate maintenance and land management.

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“The site has become overgrown and the dilapidated buildings and associated fences are unsightly and are visually detrimental to the main access into Poulton-le-Fylde.”

Neighbours have expressed support for the plans, which have been submitted to Wyre Council.

The authority will make a decision on outline planning permission later this year.