Masterplan (extract).

Planning application imminent for 1,750 homes at Woodlands Golf Course

A speculative planning application to build thousands of homes on the Woodlands Golf Course site near Bradley Stoke looks likely to be submitted within months after the developer behind the scheme launched a pre-application public consultation. The primary access into the site will be provided off Trench Lane, with another access provided from Hortham Lane / Gaunt’s Earthcott Lane to the north.

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Photo of the entrance to Woodlands Golf & Country Club overlaid with an image from the front cover of South Gloucestershire Council's Emerging Local Plan (2023).

Delay may benefit golf course homes scheme

The ‘examination in public’ of a crucial strategic planning document which designates acceptable sites for major housing developments in the West of England over the next 18 years has been delayed by several months after independent inspectors appointed by the government requested additional information from the area’s four councils. The delay could give the promoter of a scheme to build

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Map showing the site of the proposed Woodlands Garden Village.

Councillors raise concerns over developer’s plan for 2,000 homes at Woodlands Golf Course

Local Conservative councillors John Ashe and Roger Avenin are raising awareness of a land development company’s continued efforts to have the Woodlands Golf Course site included in a crucial strategic planning document, potentially opening the way for 2,000 new homes to be built at this location. One of the purposes of the West of England Councils’ Joint Spatial Plan (JSP)

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