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Further plans submitted for Ironbridge power station site

By Rory Smith | Ironbridge | Property | Published: | Last Updated:

Further plans to develop the Ironbridge power station site have been put forward.

How the proposed siite would look

Owners Harworth Group has submitted more in-depth proposals that outline the future of its planned work, which include 1,000 homes, a retail and commercial centre and a primary school.

The newest application to Telford & Wrekin Council includes further impact assessments of the proposed development, detailed transport plans and environmental evaluations.

The document also includes plans for nature corridors, public open space and the re-use of the site’s pump house to support either retail, community or river-based uses.

There would also be two vehicular accesses off the A4169, a retirement village, allotments, sports pitches, a railway link, a park and ride facility, walking and cycling routes, and associated landscaping, drainage and infrastructure works.

Planning bosses at both Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin councils are set to review the proposals over the next 12 months.

The plans can be viewed at telford.gov.uk

Rory Smith

By Rory Smith
Reporter - @rorysmith_star

Senior reporter based at the Shropshire Star's head office in Ketley, Telford.

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