A large development at Crossways has been approved by West Dorset District Council’s Planning Committee.

Full planning permission for the construction of 99 open market and affordable homes, a new doctors surgery as well as a replacement village hall has been given the green light by councillors today (16 November). The application relates to land South of Warmwell Road in Crossways.


As part of the same application, councillors approved an outline application for 401 open market and affordable homes.

In both of these Crossways applications, 35% of affordable housing has been agreed by the council and the developer.

After the meeting Cllr Ian Gardner, West Dorset District Council’s Portfolio Holder for Planning, said: “We’re pleased that we’ve been able to approve another large development specified in our local plan.

“Once completed, this site will provide much need open market and affordable housing, as well as community facilities such as a new village hall and Doctors Surgery.

“We look forward to working with C & G properties Ltd  in order to bring this development forward.”

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