Resources - CPRE Lancashire
Landmark research shows scant evidence that road schemes produce economic benefits, but that they increase traffic dramatically and damage the countryside.
Thursday 2 March 2017.
CPRE’s response to the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework.
The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) says that the housing figures in the Draft Greater Manchester Strategic Framework should be at least 30,000 lower than are being planned after employing an independent expert demographer to check the figures of Greater Manchester Combined Authority.
Jackie Copley, Planning Manager said: “It appears there is no stopping motorway based big shed developments, irrespective of Green Belt protection, local objection, generation of unsustainable traffic patterns and harm to the environment. The cumulative impacts of similar developments in Wigan, St Helens, Chorley and Knowsley do not seem to have been fully considered. ”