Inspector's Report published

The Examination of the Telford & Wrekin Local Plan 2011 - 2031 has now concluded and the Inspector has produced his Final Report.  This is available at

The Inspector, Mr Michael Hetherington,  proposed that the following wording should be included: "The Council will safeguard the alignment of the Shrewsbury and Newport Canals (as shown on the Policies Plan) with a view to their long-term re-establishment as navigable waterways by:

i. Not supporting development likely to destroy the canal alignment or its associated structures

ii. Ensuring that when the canal is affected by development the alignment is protected or an alternative alignment provided.”

Posted by Sallie Lines Tuesday, April 04, 2017 5:28:00 PM