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Kate Humble on Radford Quarry – What a relief, and great news for wildlife!

Kate Humble on Radford Quarry – What a relief, and great news for wildlife!

Friend of hooelake.org Kate Humble has had a fairly frantic start to the year with two – almost back-to-back filming trips in Australia and lots of tearing up and down to Scotland for Lambing Live in between. Kate, who is familiar with the area, kindly took the time out to offer a few words and comments …

April 10, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
Radford Quarry Housing Plans – Wain Homes

Radford Quarry Housing Plans – Wain Homes

Just to recap on the latest: Plymouth City Council unanimously rejected the original planning application last year. Wainhomes appealed and we are now in the process of a public inquiry. The decision being made by the government inspectorate. Plymouth City Council have been vigorously defending their original decision. The appeal is now in recess and will […]

April 6, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
Hooe Quarry Latest! Committee and Public Planning Meeting

Hooe Quarry Latest! Committee and Public Planning Meeting

Notification of Proposed Development:  Application No: 11/01250/FUL Site: LAND AT BARTON ROAD, HOOE LAKE, PLYMSTOCK, Development: Re-development of site by erection of 222 new dwellings, provision of new public open space, ancillary access roads, improvements to Barton Road and associated works. The above application will be considered by the Planning Committee on Thursday 12 January […]

January 3, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
NEW Planning Application Submitted for 222 Homes in Hooe Quarry, 11-01250-FUL

NEW Planning Application Submitted for 222 Homes in Hooe Quarry, 11-01250-FUL

Notice for PLANNING IN HOOE QUARRY 222 houses has now been proposed. Re-development of Hooe Quarry site by erection of 222 new dwellings, provision of new public open space, ancillary access roads, improvements to Barton Road and associated works

August 18, 2011 | By | 4 Replies More
Barratt Homes Hooe Quarry Proposal V3

Barratt Homes Hooe Quarry Proposal V3

In case you missed it here are the latest Proposals (masterplan V3) from the Barratt Homes Exhibituion from the 24th March 2011.

See the full information display boards from the exibition.

We Shall also be adding a Hooe Quarry Petition to this website watch this space…

March 25, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Proposal to build 225 houses in Hooe Quarry

Proposal to build 225 houses in Hooe Quarry

Barratt Homes will shortly be applying for planning permission to build approximately 225 houses (original 300) in Hooe Quarry off Barton Road. This development will be situated in Hooe Quarry just across the water from The Old Wharf estate. Each affordable home will have two allocated car parking spaces within each property, plus 10 percent extra parking for visitors. There will be no parking on Barton Road. The land is currently owned by Hooelake Developments.

March 19, 2011 | By | 13 Replies More
Hooe Quarry Clearing Activity – Legality?

Hooe Quarry Clearing Activity – Legality?

Are you aware of what has been happening in Hooe Quarry over the past week or so? We have been made aware of recent activity in Hooe Quarry that may be detrimental to the nesting bird population and illegal. It would appear that the owner of the site has contracted people to cut back the […]

March 3, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More
Hooe Lake Planning Study

Hooe Lake Planning Study

The Planning Study from March 1993 highlights some important species of Flora & Fauna that can be found on Hooe & Radford Lake On the Eastern shore of Hooe Lake The limestone sea wall supports a good population of the locally-rare Sea Hard-grass and the Pointed Snail,- ‘Chochlicella acuta’. The south west-facing dry bank running […]

February 1, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Howard Marina Latest

Howard Marina Latest

Further to the Howards Marina Development post from May 2010, a new planning application has been submitted to the Planning department which outlines changes to the original proposal. Full details about the proposal and responses from the ‘Environmental Agency’ , ‘Natural England’ and others etc.. can be found here

December 8, 2010 | By | Reply More
Raw Sewage Flows in to Hooe Lake

Raw Sewage Flows in to Hooe Lake

It was reported that on Friday 3rd  December that raw sewage was spilling out in to Hooe Lake. HOOE residents were horrified when they noticed raw sewage flowing into Hooe Lake yesterday morning. The tide was out, and they were disgusted to see toilet paper, faeces and condoms spilling into the tidal lake from a […]

December 8, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More