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“Miller Homes promised they would conduct a fair consultation process. We have yet to be informed officially of the exhibition. Leaflets advertising it have been sent out to Boley Park but nowhere else in Lichfield. Can you trust them?”The proposals show that as well as a the new homes, the development would include sports pitches, a Leisure Centre, shops and a Primary School. One Streethay resident told Lichfield Live:
“A development of this size will have a major impact on the existing village yet the developer does not appear to want to engage residents who will be directly affected by their proposals. Traffic already queues through the length of Streethay towards Lichfield in the morning peak period so the addition of traffic from 850 further homes will be catastrophic for the village.”The land in question does not have permission for house building and is currently full of a crop of barley. Is it right that good quality agricultural land should be lost just because a developer has invested a great deal of money and wishes to forge ahead without engaging with those directly affected?”The exhibition of the plans is set to take place at St Michael’s Hall today (July 4) from noon to 8pm and on July 9 from 10am to 2pm. No-one from Miller Homes was available for comment.
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