A PROPOSAL to construct stables and a paddock on land previously used for waste disposal is recommended for approval next week.
The Carlisle City Council planning committee is due to meet at the Civic Center on Friday August 5, with a number of nominations to be discussed.
One would see the change of land use from the former Beaumont waste landfill to Monkhill for horse farming.
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Plans call for the construction of stables, a paddock and a leveled yard via the access track to the pitch.
The case manager recommended that the request be approved during discussion at next week’s meeting, all with conditions. The building permit is requested retrospectively.
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In his report, the project manager specifies: “On the whole, the principle of development for personal equestrian use is acceptable. The scale and design of the building is appropriate and does not affect the character or appearance of the locality or area of natural beauty.
21 objections were received in response to public notices.
Issues raised by residents include increased vehicle movement, that lighting on the site will cause light pollution, and that walkers following the old railway line can see and hear the site.
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