Proposal for new cricket facility in Central Lancashire

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Purpose Lancashire Cricket and Lancashire County Council are working together to build a new high-quality professional and community cricket facility on the Woodcock Estate in Farington.

If planning is approved, the site will provide new high-quality cricket facilities in the form of two fullsized pitches with natural sloping terraces. Cricket training nets will also be installed.

Summary of proposals

- A single pavilion building will support both pitches, providing changing rooms, a gym and hospitality outlets
- Cycle and car parking will also be provided ,the site is easily accessible by public transport
- The new ground will be Lancashire County Cricket second ground and will encourage sport, fun, participation and activity in a safe and managed environment. The second pitch will be used for matches and training for Lancashire Cricket, and can be used by the community throughout the year
- The proposed uses on the site are designed to minimise impacts on neighbouring residents, the local community and to preserve the nature of the Green Belt setting

Before we submit a planning application, we would like to know what you think.
Subject Planning services
Commissioned by Strategic Development Team
Geographic area South Ribble
Method Questionnaire - online
Consultation with General public
Date 01/12/2021 - 10/01/2022
Undertaken by Business Intelligence, Research and Consultation

Contact information

For more information about this research contact:

Royal Pilgrim Communications
Telephone Emily on 0800 089 0362.