New homes plan submitted in Farsley

bagley lane housing plans
Plans: Bagley lane. Photo: Google

Eight new homes could be built on land next to of Grade II Listed Poplar Farm on Bagley Lane in Farsley.

Mr J Patel wants to build a combination of two and three-bed houses on a site housing two currently disused light industrial units.

A design and access statement accompanying the application says the units are run down and concludes:

“[The] proposal addresses a housing need within the Farsley area, and looks to sensitively approach a scheme to replace a redundant light industrial site use whilst mitigating impact on the surrounding properties, and protecting the setting and adjacent woodland in a well considered and appropriate manner.

“Therefore it is the belief of the project team that permission should be granted to provide the local district with much-needed residential accommodation.”

The applicant, who also owns Poplar Farmm ran a consultation event earlier this year. One objection has so far been received against the proposals, with concerns including use of materials, flooding, highway access and impact on bats.

The plans can be viewed in full here.


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