Oteley Road South, Shrewsbury, Shropshire Council

Project Details

Client: Lands Improvement
Website: www.oteleyroadsouth.com

Project Summary

  • 550 houses on 42 hectares of green field land
  • 23 hectares of commercial land
  • Hotel, care home, community building and local retail
  • Southern urban extension to Shrewsbury Town

PDL Activities & Achievements

  • Political support resulted in delegated approval by planning officers   
  • Pre application consultation with the local community through public exhibitions 
  • Local political support secured from the town council and ward councillors
  • Secured support from the local rambler and faith groups
  • Managed to contain local objections to 1 letter from an immediate neighbour
  • PDI played an active role in exploring options for an onsite community centre  
  • Assistance provided to the sales team for commercial element of the site, and  at a commercial launch event
  • Liaison with local community over road closures to facilitate delivery of the new access, including a consultation event, Q&A document and liaison with local councillors and contractors
  • Community Liaison Group established with 13 immediate neighbours to the site to keep them informed and to seek their input into boundary treatments