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Go-ahead for almost 1,000 homes on city’s edge


The go-ahead has been granted for almost 1,000 homes to be built on the edge of Worcester.Hallam Land Management has won permission for up to 965 houses on land to the West of Worcester, north of Bromyard Road and Lower Broadheath.The scheme also includes up to 247,569 sq ft of employment space, a mixed-use local centre as well as provision for retail, pubs, takeaways and financial services. There will also be a residential care home, health centre and a two-form entry primary school.Malvern Hills District Council’s planning committee made a final decision on the application at a meeting on Wednesday 9 January.Hallam Land Management is the strategic land promotion arm of the Henry Boot Group of Companies.The application was first submitted to the authority in 2015 has been the subject of extensive negotiations between the council, consultees and the applicant.