Scheme lodged for 170 new homes in Christchurch

Plans for up to 170 new homes to provide much needed housing in Christchurch have been lodged with the council. John Reid & Son Ltd (REIDsteel) has applied to Christchurch Borough Council for outline planning permission for the development. The homes are proposed for the 130-strong company’s four acre site in Reid Street after it relocates to a new, state-of-the-art … Read More

West Dorset MP Oliver Letwin backs Opening Doors

Councils in Dorset have contributed a local perspective to West Dorset MP Oliver Letwin’s review of build-out rates on large housing sites. Members and officers from West Dorset District Council, North Dorset District Council and Weymouth & Portland Borough Council met with Sir Oliver at South Walks House in Dorchester. The MP is holding a review commissioned by the Chancellor … Read More