Statutory consultation on the final Saddleworth School Plans in Diggle begins today – the public are invited to look at the plans and submit their comments.
Oldham Council has received planning applications for the demolition of the buildings at the W.H. Shaw Pallet site and for highways works associated with the existing planning application for the new Saddleworth School.
Amended plans have now been received in respect of the current planning application for the school.
In addition, the listed building consent application for the demolition of the link bridge between the Clock Tower and the old industrial buildings has been withdrawn and resubmitted.
A new/amended Environmental Statement has been received that applies to all of the applications relating to this proposed development and updates the one previously submitted in support of the school planning application.
A statutory 21-day public consultation period begins today (December 23, 2015).
Residents and interested parties will be able to view the applications, the Environmental Statement and other supporting documents at:
The public can submit comments online or by writing to:
Neighbourhoods Directorate, Planning and Infrastructure, Development Management, PO Box 30, Civic Centre, West Street, Oldham. OL1 1UQ.
If you have already commented on the school application, there is no need to re-submit but you can make additional comments.
Copies of the plans can also be viewed at the Saddleworth Parish Council offices during normal hours of opening and at the Civic Centre.
Please note some council services will be restricted over the festive period. To find out more information visit: www.oldham.gov.uk/christmas_closures