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Comments for Planning Application 20/02470/FUL: The Limes Hotel Change of Use

The Limes Hotel 12 Hoole Road Chester CH2 3NJ : Change of use from guest house accommodation to self contained residential flats Chester Civic Trust objects for the following reasons: Policy DM22 of the CWAC Local Plan Part 2 states in para. 12.35 ‘ Dwellings created through the conversion/sub-division of an existing dwelling house should […]


Comments for Planning Application 20/03291/FUL: Parkgate Road Campus University of Chester Parkgate Road Chester CH1 4BJ

Parkgate Road Campus University of Chester Parkgate Road Chester CH1 4BJ – Erection of a three storey Laboratory building and a two storey Engineering Design Suite (Use Classes D1) with associated cycle parking, landscaping and associated works; and rationalisation of existing car parks and creation of an additional 20 parking spaces. Comments: The Chester Civic […]


Comments for Planning Application 20/03306/FUL: Beechmoor Nurseries Whitchurch Road Christleton Chester Cheshire CH3 5QD

Beechmoor Nurseries Whitchurch Road Christleton Chester Cheshire CH3 5QD – Demolition of existing buildings and redevelopment to provide an extra care retirement community comprising extra care accommodation (Use Class C2) together with associated communal facilities, access from Whitchurch Road, provision of vehicular and cycle parking, internal roads and footpaths, drainage infrastructure, open space and associated […]

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Appeal on Planning Application 20/01885/ADV: digital advert display at Hoole Bridge

Chester Civic Trust submitted strong objections to an application for a large digital display alongside Hoole Bridge. The local authority refused permission however we have now been advised by CWAC that the applicant has lodged an appeal against the refusal of the application: Site Address: Land Adjacent Chester Delivery Office, Station Road, Chester Description of […]

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Comments on Application 20/02587/PDO: 1 Heritage Court Lower Bridge Street Chester CH1 1RD

Proposal: Change of use from offices to residential (10 1-bed and 2 2-bed apartments) Civic Trust Comments: The Chester Civic Trust recognises that this is permitted development and the LA has no power to refuse on grounds of acceptable living space of the apartments. However it is obvious that the proposed apartments are too small […]

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Comments on Application 20/02260/ADB:Inked Up Chester 21 Eastgate Row North Eastgate Street Chester CH1 1LQ

Proposal: Display an A-Board directly below the studio on ground level, outside The Carphone Warehouse civic Trust Comments:  The Civic Trust objects to this application because: It would introduce unnecessary clutter in the street scene and be a hazard for pedestrians to negotiate particularly for those with limited mobility or sight. It would be detrimental […]