Category Archives: planning applications

New shared-use path on Quernmore Road

Three years or so after house-building started, sustainable transport measures are finally being put in place at the old Moor Hospital/Nightingale Hall Farm sites as part of Section 106 funding. Bus service number 18 started a few weeks ago, and … Continue reading

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State of the canal towpath III

In response to our watered-down request for the canal towpath to be swept, we received the following reply: Thank you for your reply email regarding the towpath surface on the Lancaster Canal. I have forwarded your feedback to our Enterprise … Continue reading

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Objection to Dolphinholme planning application for 49 houses

Dynamo has objected to planning application 16/01599/OUT for up to 49 houses at Higher Bond Gate, Abbeystead Road, Dolphinholme as follows: Dynamo (Lancaster & District Cycle Campaign) wishes to object to this application on the grounds that it will increase … Continue reading

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Big new housing development at Bailrigg/Whinney Carr

The long-threatened housing development around Bailrigg and Whinney Carr in south Lancaster has been given a boost by government funding for “garden villages”. (See this week’s  Lancaster Guardian article and the City Council’s publicity document.) The brief is for “high levels … Continue reading

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Update on planning applications

158 houses at Carnforth – ref. 16/00335/OUT.  Additional information has been submitted by the applicant.  The decision is awaited. 32 houses in Overton – ref. 16/01136/FUL.  This is a new version of 15/01156, which was withdrawn.  Dynamo has made the … Continue reading

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Dynamo’s view on Old Filter House, A6, planning application for student accommodation

Text of Dynamo’s comments below. In principle, Dynamo (Lancaster & District Cycle Campaign) has no objection to the plan for student accommodation; it seems a sensible use of this site. Our objection and concern are that there are a number … Continue reading

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Planning application on New Quay Road, Lancaster

This planning application is for the demolition of industrial units and the building of 263 homes. Reference 16/00276/OUT. This is Dynamo’s objection: Dynamo (Lancaster & District Cycle Campaign) objects to this application on the following grounds: This site is already in … Continue reading

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