A report from Woodford Community Council:

Woodford Aerodrome Planning Application on hold

The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government has written to Stockport Council in response to its letter of 29th September 2014 concerning the application for permission to develop land at the former Woodford Aerodrome.

The Secretary of State regrets that the Department is unable to complete consideration of the proposal by 22nd October 2014 and, in exercise of his powers under article 25(1) The Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2010, the Secretary of State has directed Stockport Council not to grant permission on the application without specific authorisation. This Direction is issued to enable the Department to have a further period in which to consider the proposal. The matter will be dealt with as quickly as possible and a further letter will be sent to SMBC when that consideration has been completed.

As there now is a further period of consideration regarding this application, you can still write to the Secretary of State if you missed the 22nd October deadline. All details can be found here.

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