Compulsory Purchase Order inquiry scheduled for April 2015

Before the development can start, Cheshire East have to buy the few plots of land they don’t already own. This is being done through by a series of Compulsory Purchase Orders. Some of the landowners/businesses affected have objected, and the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (Eric Pickles) has announced an local public inquiry.

Here are the details:

The Chester East Borough Council (Churchill Way, Macclesfield) Compulsory Purchase Order 2014

Notice is given that the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Governmenthas instructed one of his Inspectors to hold a public local inquiry into the above order at Oakleigh House (Macclesfield Masonic Hall), 1 Riseley Street, Macclesfield,Cheshire, SK10 1BW on 21 April 2015 starting at 10.00 am. It is anticipated that the the inquiry will last four days.

Objectors to the order and/or their appointed representatives may attend to state their case to the Inspector. Other interested persons may attend and, at the Inspector’s discretion, state their views on the order. If you give, or call another person to give evidence at the inquiry by reading from a written statement you are required in accordance with Rules 15(1), (2) and (3) of the Compulsory Purchase (Inquiries Procedure) Rules 2007 to send a copy of that statement with a summary (where required) to the Inspector c/o: Environment & Transport Team, The Planning Inspectorate, Room 3/25 Hawk Wing, Temple Quay House, 2 The Square, Temple Quay,Bristol BS1 6PN and to the acquiring authority by 31 March 2015.


Read the government guide to the CPO process


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