Ironbridge Power Station Redevelopment

Shropshire Council has received the following applications associated with redevelopment of the former Ironbridge power station site. The details are now available for review and comment on the Council’s planning portal:

  1. Outline application (reference 19/05560/OUT):Includes plans for 1,000 homes, a new local centre to contain a mix of leisure, commercial, retail and health uses, a primary school, nature corridors, public open space and the re-use of the site’s pump house to support either retail, community or river-based uses.
  2. Application for sand and gravel extraction (reference 19/05509/MAW): Proposal to extract up to 1.9million tonnes of sand and gravel .

Part of the area for application reference 19/05560/OUT falls within Telford & Wrekin Council and the applicant Harworth Group PLC has submitted an equivalent application to Telford & Wrekin (reference TWC/2019/1046). The Council’s will work constructively to assess the applications which are the subject of a comprehensive planning consultation process.

Members of the public can view and make comments on the applications by entering the appropriate application reference on the Council’s online planning register.

Key supporting documents available on the portal which detail the applications include:

    • Design & Access Statement
    • Transport Assessment
    • Environmental plans (including flood risk and ecological assessments).

The applications will be open to public comments for an extended period of 56 days and are expected to take six months to determine.

Expiry Date for Outline Consultation: Friday 6th March 2020

19/05560/OUT (Outline): View Here

Expiry Date for Minerals Consultation: Friday 31st January 2020

19/05509/MAW (Minerals):  View Here

Sand and Gravel Extraction at Buildwas Quarry

Sand and Gravel Extraction at Buildwas Quarry – Public Information Exhibition at Buildwas Village Hall Wednesday 2nd October – 3pm to 8pm  

LOCAL RESIDENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS ARE INVITED TO DROP IN AT OUR PUBLIC INFORMATION EXHIBITION TO FIND OUT ABOUT THE PROPOSED SAND AND GRAVEL MINERAL EXTRACTION AT BUILDWAS QUARRY, AS PART OF THE RE-DEVELOPMENT OF THE FORMER IRONBRIDGE POWER STATION.

The exhibition will provide information on:

  • Why the minerals need to be extracted
  • The location of the minerals
  • How the minerals will be extracted
  • How they will be transported off site
  • The planned restoration work

The exhibition is being undertaken by our minerals specialist, Heatons.

More information on the sand and gravel extraction can also be found on our website at https://ironbridgeregeneration.co.uk/faq/

Vacancy for Councillor

VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the parish of Much Wenlock following the resignation on 8thSeptember 2019 of Councillor Graham Edgcumbe Venning.

Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities)(England and Wales) Rules 2006 now applies.

The rule allows TEN ELECTORS for the parish in which the casual vacancy has arisen to request the Returning Officer to hold an election to fill the vacancy.*  The request must be made within FOURTEEN DAYS, calculated in accordance with the rules,**of the date of this notice. The fourteen – day period ends on 27thSeptember 2019.

What if a request to hold an election is not received during the permitted time?

Rule 5(5) of the above Rules will apply. The Town Council must, as soon as practicable after the expiry of the fourteen-day period, co-opt a person to fill the vacancy.

 

The Returning Officer’s address is:

Electoral Services, Shropshire Council,

Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 6ND

 

The telephone number for further guidance is 0345 678 9015

 

This notice is dated:      

 9thSeptember 2019

Issued by:                                                  

Trudi Barrett BA (Hons)

Town Clerk

Casual vacancy Sept 2019