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Group calls for land protection if homes are built
5:04pm Monday 25th February 2013 in News
COUNTRYSIDE group Natural England has said if development goes ahead on a former factory site, land around it should be safeguarded.
The group has not raised any concerns about development on the former Betts factory, in Ipswich Road, Colchester, but has asked if planning permission is given to build up to 128 homes, a construction plan which protects Bullock Wood, a site of special scientific interest, should be put in place.
It would mean the wood could not be used to access the Betts site or used for storage of construction vehicles.