Second bid to build housing estate on Selby Garden Centre site

Selby Garden Centre in North Yorkshire could be replaced with 23 homes after its owners made a second application to create a new housing complex.

Proposals have been submitted to Selby District Council to build the development on the site of the Selby Garden Centre in Osgodby, two years after a similar application was turned down.

The council rejected a previous applicaton to build 13 homes on the site in June 2008 on the grounds that it would go against the authority’s own housing policy and there was insufficient provision made for affordable homes within the scheme.

Agents are Leeds-based The Land and Development Practice.

Planners are expected to make a decision on the application in September.


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