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PUBLIC INQUIRY

Below is a summary of the Public Inquiry as well as documents relating to it.  

 

To view the documents please click on the blue links.

WEEK 1

TUESDAY, 1 OCTOBER

10am - 12.30pm

Opening

Karen Ridge, Inspector

Opening Statements

Russell Harris QC, Peel​ 

Opening Statement

 

Matthew Dale-Harris, Bolton Council

Opening Statement

 

Peter Dixon, HEART

Opening Statement

1.30pm - 5pm

Economic Impact and Legacy

Andrew Tong, Peel witness

Proof of Evidence

WEDNESDAY, 2 OCTOBER

10am - 3pm

Economic Viability Considerations

Derek Nesbitt, Peel witness

Joe Welch, Bolton Council witness

3.15pm - 5pm

Golf Course Design

Ross McMurray, Peel witness

Proof of Evidence

7pm - 9pm

Objections

Members of the public made objections.

THURSDAY, 3 OCTOBER

1.30pm - 4pm

Landscape and Visual Impact

Rebecca Knight, Peel witness

4pm - 5pm

Representative from Peel

Richard Knight, Planning Director

9.30am - 12.30pm

Ecology and biodiversity

Francis Hesketh, Peel witness

Proof of Evidence

FRIDAY, 4 OCTOBER

10am - all day

Hulton Park site visit

WEEK 2

TUESDAY, 8 OCTOBER

4pm - 5pm

Conditions and Section 106 Agreement

First session

WEDNESDAY, 9 OCTOBER

10am - 12pm

Transport Highways

Steven Eggleston, Peel witness

Proof of Evidence

Alaistair Johnson, Bolton Council witness

12pm - 3.30pm

Historic Landscape

Adrian Wikeley, Peel witness

Proof of Evidence

3.30pm - 5pm

Planning and Planning Policy

Stephen Bell, Peel witness

THURSDAY, 10 OCTOBER

12pm - 3pm

Planning and Planning Policy

Emma Lancaster, Bolton Council witness

 

3pm - 5pm

Objections

Members of the public can made objections.

9.30pm - 12pm

Planning and Planning Policy

Stephen Bell, Peel witness

(Documents available from yesterday's session)

FRIDAY, 11 OCTOBER

9.30am - 12pm

Planning and Planning Policy

Emma Lancaster, Bolton Council witness

(Documents available from yesterday's session)

12pm - 1pm

Various Matters

Paul Haworth, HEART Chairman

WEEK 3

TUESDAY, 15 OCTOBER

2.30pm - 5pm

Planning and Planning Policy

Jackie Copley, HEART witness

9.30am - 1.30pm

Landscape and Heritage

Christopher Gallagher, HEART witness

(Documents available from last Friday's session)

WEDNESDAY, 16 OCTOBER

10am - 12pm

Planning Conditions, Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL), and Section 106 Agreement

2pm - 5pm

Closing Statements

Peter Dixon, HEART

Closing Statement

Matthew Dale-Harris, Bolton Council

Closing Statement

Russell Harris QC, Peel​ 

Closing Statement