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Land at Warburton Lane Notice of Public Inquiry

Town and Country Planning Act 1990 Land at Warburton Lane Notice of Public Inquiry (to be held as a virtual event) and inquiry arrangements

Proposed Development

Outline planning application for a residential development of up to 400 dwellings, including the creation of new points of access, provision of formal and informal open space, ancillary landscaping, car parking and highway and drainage works


Land to the east and west of Warburton Lane, Warburton, WA13 9TT


Redrow Homes Ltd

Planning Inspectorate Appeal Ref: APP/Q4245/W/19/3243720

Local Planning Authority Ref: 98031/OUT/19

A public inquiry is to be held as a virtual event and opening on Monday 19th October 2020 at 09.30.

The reason for the inquiry is in relation to Redrow Homes Ltd’s appeal against the non-determination of the above outline planning application by Trafford Council. 

An Inspector, Christina Downes, has been appointed by the Secretary of State to decide the appeal. The Inspector will hold an inquiry, which will open on the date shown above, to decide the appeal. The inquiry could sit for 12 days.     

The inquiry will be held as a virtual event run by the Inspector in the normal way but with the parties invited to join via Microsoft Teams.

Documents relating to the appeal can be viewed via the links contained in the dropdowns below. Those downloads with the   icon may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. 

If you need documents in accessible PDF format you can email us at or call us on 0161 912 3149. We’ll consider your request and get back to you as soon as possible.

CD-A Appellant’s Application Submission (Ref: 98031/OUT/19)
Submissions made during course of application
Committee Reports and Additional Information
CD-E Statutory Development Plan and Supplementary Planning Documents/Guidance
CD-J Viability Policy and Background Documents

Inquiry appeal documents

Rule 6 Party Proofs of Evidence
Heritage and Archaeology
Landscape and Design
Access and Sustainability 
Trafford Council Rebuttal Proofs of Evidence
Appellant Rebuttal Proofs of Evidence

CIL Compliance Schedule

Further information regarding the inquiry will be posted in due course.