Phase one of development set for green light
The first phase of a new housing development in Ellington is likely to get the go-ahead when it goes before councillors next week.
A reserved matters application for land south of Aiden Grove and Lynemouth Road is recommended for approval at Tuesday’s meeting of the county council’s planning committee.
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An outline bid for up to 400 homes on the former Ellington Colliery site was approved in August 2015. Full plans for a Co-op store were then given the nod in November last year. The first phase is for 99 of the proposed 400 homes, which would consist of 14 two-bedroom apartments, four two-bedroom bungalows, 15 other two-bedroom properties, 30 three-bedroom townhouses and 36 three and four-bedroom detached properties.