INGOL VISION GATHERS SUPPORT
17th December 2010
Northern Trust, the company behind plans to provide a new public park and housing at the former Ingol Golf Course, has recently commissioned a survey of
The survey used four methods – a questionnaire at a stall on Preston Market, a door-to-door survey of 250 randomly selected properties, a telephone survey of 500 randomly selected properties, and a 17,000 leaflet drop to houses in
The clearest message coming from the results that there now appears to be much more support for the proposals than there was at the original consultation event last February. The latest survey found that the majority of respondents are now in favour of the development, with a larger proportion of residents living in close proximity to the site supporting the plans. The survey found that the majority of respondents clearly identified a need for more affordable housing in
Other findings included:
A spokesperson from Northern Trust commented “We wanted to gauge attitudes to housing development in
The spokesperson continued “We take heart from the responses of those who say that there is a clear need for more affordable housing in
As part of the outline planning application submitted by Northern Trust, over 75% of the private site will be opened up for public use. The area covering over 128 acres is bigger than
Northern trust is committed to investing in the local area, and is urging the Council to review the planning application on its evident merits and with a view to providing continued economic growth in
The findings of the survey will be made available to Preston City Council and relevant stakeholders.
For more information and to view the fly through video please visit the dedicated website www.ingolvision.co.uk.
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