What do YOU think of the LATEST announcement Re: North Westgate?

As far back as 2012, there have been reports of delays regarding the development of North Westgate and the long-standing plans to redevelop this area of Peterborough. Now, an announcement by Peter Breach, Chairman of Hawksworth Securities plc, has informed city councillors that they will be submitting a planning application for the development later this spring. According to the update, the company’s vision is to: “….. create a new regional leisure quarter in the centre of Peterborough, featuring an attractive piazza and multiplex cinema. These will be surrounded by restaurants, shops, bars and a food hall with a community of apartments and offices above.” To find out more about the plans please visit: www.north-westgate.com One early[…]

Cross ward concern for planned housing development on #GunthorpeRoad

Lib Dem ward councillor for both Walton and Werrington South, have been contacted about a planning application for several new houses to be built on a small piece of overgrown land at the bottom end of Gunthorpe Road, near the Brookside Methodist Church. It is early days and apparently the site has not yet been assessed by planning officers but Cllr Nick Sandford, has asked for it to be referred to the Planning Committee. This means that the application will be debated in public and determined by councillors, and not planning officers. Nick commented after looking at the plans: “Residents tell me this site is very boggy at certain times[…]