Bingley Road (137proposed homes) and Derry Hill (173 proposed homes) additional 12 Chartford homes development on Bingley road

At Thursday nights Menston Parish Council Meeting we learned


BINGLEY ROAD development (137 homes) The Developer Taylor Wimpey North Yorkshire at the last hour, 6th August 2015 has lodged an appeal through the Planning Inspectorate against Bradford Council for refusal of planning permission at Bingley Road    Application No : 13/04897/MAF

 A full public inquiry is likely so watch this space and put this local meeting in your diary


CHARTFORD HOMES BINGLEY ROAD (12 homes) Good news we now have the date for the Judicial Review Monday 12th October at the High Court in Leeds.

Keep looking at the MAG web site for further details.


DERRY HILL Judicial Review which closed on July 16th-The result  is currently not in our favour BUT the MAG legal team are looking at this with some urgency an update as regards the NEXT step is in the pipeline.

Continue to visit the MAG website to ensure you receive this update 



CONTINUING CONTACT WITH YORKSHIRE WATER with regard to the Raw Sewerage that overflows down Main Street many times each year

After the heavy downpours’ of the past week and the outflow of raw sewage for the fourth time this year more complaints & evidence has been put before Yorkshire Water as to the consequences of adding potential homes to the already ” not fit for purpose ”  drainage system.

We will keep you up to date with the dialogue with YW via the MAG website

 The Parish/MCA Newsletter next month will contain an update on all issues

Our continuing Progress with this very lengthy process means costs continue we are very grateful for your continued support and your financial contributions


WARNING don’t let your children play in puddles

Again raw sewage spills from Menston drains

With Bradford’s allocation of 600 homes in Menston the situation can only get worse

22 Aug 2015 7.15 p.m 007

7.15 pm Saturday 22nd August

We can show the photo and movie, but thankfully not the smell as raw sewage runs down Menston Main street


 The same again on Sunday at 5.50pm but not as bad

Sunday Movie   Movie 2

(if you can say having raw sewage run down Main Street is not as bad)