Plans for 80 more new homes in Sefton submitted

Almost new 80 homes could soon be approved by Sefton Council as part of a major house-building programme.

The council’s Local Plan will see 11,600 new homes built across the borough by 2030.

Under the proposals contained within the Local Plan more than 3,295 homes are being called for in Southport, 999 in Formby, 2,685 in Maghull and Aintree, 1,133 in Crosby, and 1,459 in Bootle and Netherton.

And proposals submitted to the local authority in the past month alone include 53 new houses in Aintree, 15 new flats in Southport and 8 apartments in Crosby.

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Blackburn-based developer Mullberry Homes wants to increase the size of its residential development by 10 homes, two years after it was given approval from Sefton Council for 43 homes on land near Wango Lane.

A fresh application for 53 detached, semi-detached and terraced homes on the 4.6 acre site, has been submitted to the local authority.

The homes are to be a mix of two, three and four bedroom, and the site would also include 135 parking spaces and 53 cycle spaces.

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In Southport, proposals for a block of 15 new apartments have been submitted.

The plans include a mixture of one and two bedroom apartments on West Street, one of the resort’s nightlife hotspots.

If approved, the flats would occupy the former site of the Royal British Legion Club.

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And nine new homes could be built in Crosby.

A planning application submitted to Sefton Council seeks permission to turn Barbacoa restaurant on Mersey View into 8 apartments, while a separate application from a Ms Henderson proposes a new detached house on Park Avenue.

These applications will be decided upon by Sefton Council's planning committee in due course.