Residents battling £37m development in Altrincham win Support from Sir Graham Brady
MP writes to planning chief over potential loss of 'cherished green space.'
Residents battling a £37million scheme to build 104 new homes in the middle of Altrincham have been backed by their local MP. Sir Graham Brady, who represents Altrincham and Sale West, has written to Trafford council to add his weight people living on New Street.
He and the residents are voicing concern about the loss of the 'New Street Garden', which Sir Graham describes as 'a cherished green space'. Trafford Housing Trust (THT) has applied to build the new homes, some of which are projected to sell for £600,000-plus.
He said he was writing to emphasise those concerns and encourage 'less dense development' Of particular concern among residents is the loss of the (New Street) Garden; he wrote: 'This small green bordering the southwest corner of Lloyd Gardens is a cherished Green Space. It is particularly sad to contemplate the loss of this area, given the effort invested into enhancing it. Residents have planted and maintained the flower border and previously raised funds to purchase a reflection bench'.
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