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UPDATE 12TH MAY 2017
We are delighted to announce that Hartley Property Trust and their shell company have withdrawn their applications and it looks as if the farm is safe ... for now.
The plans were thrown into turmoil when council officers had released their recommendation that the application for refusal.
They gave a number of reasons including traffic concerns, that it was inappropriate for the greenbelt and that it would cause “substantial harm” to the World Heritage Site of Saltaire.
Changes to the planning applications at Milnerfield Farm in Gilstead have resulted in many local people wrongly believing the farm has been saved and that both applications have been withdrawn. Since late 2015, there have been two planning applications (15/05552/FUL and 15/05538/MAF) proposed for Milnerfield Farm. One sought to change the use of the land […]
Thirteen sites in Gilstead have been proposed for development. A number of these sites have been proposed by the landowner of Milnerfield Farm. Bradford District Council is currently in the process of preparing a new Local Plan for the district. As part of this, they are looking to see which sites should be allocated for […]
The Green Party in Shipley and Bingley strongly opposes the new proposed development of a Research and Business Park on greenbelt land at Milnerfield. Matt Edwards, Green Party spokesman for Bingley has condemned yet more development in the Shipley area: “it’s baffling why the already congested Aire Valley is being targeted for yet another business […]