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Tatton update

by Iain Roberts on 1 February, 2016

It’s now five months since the planning application to develop Gatley’s Tatton site was submitted by the owners, Dickens, and accepted by the Council. The application is for a large convenience store on the ground floor and flats above and behind. Five months is an unusually long time to wait, and we’re told that the […]

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Lib Dems press on with Tatton CPO

by Iain Roberts on 7 October, 2015

The Lib Dems have approved a Compulsory Purchase Order for the former Tatton cinema site in Gatley. The Lib Dem team have welcomed the planning application to develop the former Tatton cinema site in Gatley, but we aren’t taking anything for granted. Months ago we got the council to start work on a Compulsory Purchase […]

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Tatton Cinema site – full plans now on view

by Iain Roberts on 11 September, 2015

The full plans for the proposed development on the Tatton Cinema site in Gatley have now been put online on the council’s website. The planning application 58809 can be seen here and you can click-through to see all the documents here. Keith and the Lib Dem team have long worked to get the site developed. […]

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Tatton Cinema planning proposals now out

by Iain Roberts on 25 August, 2015

For a while we’ve been saying that the owners of the Tatton Cinema site were bringing forward development proposals, but it was taking time. They are finally here! We have not seen the proposals in detail, so we put them here for everyone – including ourselves – to take a look at and come back […]

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Keith welcomes Council publication of Tatton CPO

by Iain Roberts on 20 June, 2015

Keith Holloway has welcomed the council publishing the Compulsory Purchase Order notice for the Gatley’s Tatton Cinema. Keith said “The Lib Dem plan to sort the Tatton and replace the current eyesore with something that benefits the village is moving ahead. The owners of the Tatton tell us they’re submitting a planning application to develop […]

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Rear of Tatton site cleared by owners

by Iain Roberts on 30 March, 2015

If you’ve walked along the path beside the Tatton site recently you might have noticed that the owners have cleared the back – cutting down all the trees and bushes that were growing there. Dickens, who own the Tatton site, are in discussion with the Council about a proposed new planning application they hope to […]

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Gatley’s former Tatton cinema site has long been a blot on the landscape and the Lib Dem team have always worked to get a sensible development at the privately-owned site, exploring options including car-parks and several other schemes. The latest news is that Dickens Property Group, who have owned the site for the last decade, […]

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Dickens Property Group, owners of the Tatton, have told the Lib Dem team they are bringing forward new plans to develop the site. We don’t currently have details of their proposals, but initial discussions have taken place between the architects working for Dickens and the Council’s planning team. We are giving the news a cautious […]

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It’s very easy to say “something must be done about the Tatton” – anyone can do that. It’s a lot tougher to actually get something done, with the site being privately owned. The Lib Dem team have been pursuing a twin-track strategy to getting the Tatton site developed. First, we’ve got the Council to start […]

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Tatton cinema development brief

by Iain Roberts on 19 August, 2014

The Lib Dems are currently working with Stockport Council to progress a Compulsory Purchase Order on the Tatton Cinema site. Here is the development brief going out to anyone interested in developing the site.

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