Approval for Whittle Estate re-developments

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Three of four applications for houses and employment space on land off of Cambridge Road on the Whittle Estate in Whetstone have been approved.

The applications, submitted in conjunction with one another by Canmoor Developments to Blaby District Council, covered 5 plots. Plans to build 85 homes on plots 4 and 5 were deferred.

The approved plans will see the demolition of existing industrial buildings on, and the redevelopment of, plot 1, a 2.1 ha site, to provide up to 78 homes.

Existing office buildings will be demolished on plot 2 to make way for the re-development of the site to construct two buildings (total 3760 sq.m) comprising of 5 industrial / storage & distribution units with car parking.

On plot 3, existing office buildings will be demolished to provide a 4675 sq. m building comprising of industrial / storage and distribution units, ancillary offices, trade counters and associated car parking.