Weddington homes row: Campaigners apply for village green status
- 11 January 2013
- From the section Coventry & Warwickshire
Campaigners in north Warwickshire have applied to turn an area earmarked for more than 300 homes into a village green in a bid to stop the development.
Members of Save Weddington: Oppose the Residential Development (Sword) said the area in Nuneaton is not suitable.
Planning permission for the proposal by Hallam Land Management was granted last year after a public inquiry.
Sword will be successful if it can prove the green space has been used by residents for 20 years.
An application for the development of 326 homes on green space in Weddington was narrowly rejected by Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council in 2011.
The latest application is due to be considered by Warwickshire County Council next month.