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D'Urton Lane Public Inquiry

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Links to Livestream the Inquiry

Please use the links below (one for each day) to view a livestream of the public Inquiry.

View the Livestream for Tuesday 9 August

View the Livestream for Wednesday 10 August

Catch up on the Public Inquiry

You can re-watch the D'Urton Lane Public Inquiry through the links below.

Site address

  • Land south of D'Urton Lane, Broughton, Preston

Planning application

06/2021/0431 - Outline application seeking approval for appearance, layout, scale and access from D'Urton Lane for 1 new place of worship and associated parking facilities (all other matters reserved).

About the inquiry

The Secretary of State has directed, under his powers in Section 77 of the Town and County Planning Act 1990, that the above application shall be referred to him instead of being dealt with by the Local Planning Authority.

The Secretary of State has decided to hold a local inquiry. The inquiry will open at 10am on Tuesday 2 August 2022 and will sit for six days.

Planning Inspectorate contact details

Make sure you include the Planning Inspectorate Reference when emailing the Planning inspector:

Inspector's Indicative Timetable and the Agenda for the Round Table Session

A. Planning policy documents and other material considerations

A1 - Preston Local Plan - 2012 - 2026

Icon for pdf A2 - Appendix A - Preston Local Plan policies map [1.22MB]

Icon for pdf A3 - Preston Local Plan Policies Map Key [264.45KB]

A4 - Central Lancashire Core Strategy

Icon for pdf A5 - Central Lancashire Design Guide SPD (2012) [2.77MB]

Icon for pdf A6 - Broughton Neighbourhood Development Plan [8.19MB]

Icon for pdf A7 - North West Preston Masterplan [4.84MB]

B. Inquiry documents

Icon for pdf B1 - Applicant Statement of Case [459.66KB]

Icon for pdf B2 - Applicant Statement of Case Appendices [677.28KB]

Icon for pdf B3 - Appendix CA1 - SoS Holding Direction [104.05KB]

Icon for pdf B4 - Appendix CA2 - Call-In Letters [315.4KB] 

Icon for pdf B5 - Appendix CA3 - Start Date Letters [110.87KB] 

Icon for pdf B6 - Appendix CA4 - Updated Preliminary Ecological Assessment [471.62KB]

Icon for pdf B7 - Appendix CA5 - Copy of Approved Schemes at D'Urton Lane - Part 1 [6.46MB]

Icon for pdf B7 - Appendix CA5 - Copy of Approved Schemes at D'Urton Lane - Part 2 [3.08MB]

Icon for pdf B8 - Appendix CA6 - Planning Policy Context [2.83MB]

Icon for pdf B9 - Appendix CA7 - Pre-Application with LCC [195.89KB]

Icon for pdf B10 - Appendix CA8 - Growth Lancashire Consultation Response [299.86KB]

Icon for pdf B11 - Appendix CA9 - Similar Applications - Part 1 [1.56MB]

Icon for pdf B11 - Appendix CA9 - Similar Applications - Part 2 [5.61MB]

Icon for pdf B12 - Local Planning Authority Statement of Case [244.64KB]

Icon for pdf B13 - Appendix A - Agreed Draft Conditions [164.34KB]

Icon for pdf B14 - Appendix B - Agreed Draft Section 106 Obligation [206.42KB]

Icon for pdf B15 - Agreed Statement of Common Ground between PCC and CA [265.8KB]

Icon for pdf B16 - Rule 6 Party Statement of Case - Broughton Parish Council [408.41KB]

C - Planning application documents and plans

Icon for pdf C1 - Application form and ownership certificate [1.54MB]

Icon for pdf C2 - Location Plan [126.11KB]

Icon for pdf C3 - Site Plan - 1 [990.79KB]

Icon for pdf C4 - Site Plan - 2 [990.79KB]

Icon for pdf C5 - Elevations [4.17MB]

Icon for pdf C6 - Roof Plan [138.4KB]

Icon for pdf C7 - Proposed Plans & Elevations (Service Building) [3.13MB]

Icon for pdf C8 - Proposed 3D View (1) [1.45MB]

Icon for pdf C9 - Proposed 3D View (2) [1.38MB]

Icon for pdf C10 - Proposed 3D View (3) [1.1MB]

Icon for pdf C11 - Proposed 3D View (Aerial) [1.39MB]

Icon for pdf C12 - Proposed Access and Highway Improvements [388.61KB]

Icon for pdf C13 - Refuse Vehicle Tracking [446.56KB]

Icon for pdf C14 - Arboricultural Impact Assessment [2.95MB]

Icon for pdf C15 - Car Park Management Plan [1.51MB]

Icon for pdf C16 - Car Park Management Plan Technical Note [1.0MB]

Icon for pdf C17 - Design and Access Statement [2.19MB]

Icon for pdf C18 - Draft Head of Terms [110.33KB]

Icon for pdf C19 - Drainage Strategy [2.55MB]

Icon for pdf C20 - Glint and Glare Study [4.58MB]

Icon for pdf C21 - Heritage Statement [2.55MB]

Icon for pdf C22 - Highways Technical Note [2.94MB]

Icon for pdf C23 - Highways Technical Note 2 [656.78KB]

Icon for pdf C24 - Highways Technical Note 3 [858.46KB]

Icon for pdf C25 - Indicative Surface Water Drainage Proposals [251.59KB]

Icon for pdf C26 - Land Contamination Assessment [2.46MB]

Icon for pdf C27 - Land Contamination Assessment - Appendix 1 [3.2MB]

Icon for pdf C28 - Land Contamination Assessment - Appendix 2A [3.91MB]

Icon for pdf C29 - Land Contamination Assessment - Appendix 2B [6.44MB]

Icon for pdf C30 - Map of Households Expected to Attend Mosque [499.7KB]

Icon for pdf C31 - Map of Housing Developments in North Preston [682.69KB]

Icon for pdf C32 - Map of Walking and Driving Catchment Areas [508.32KB]

Icon for pdf C33 - Noise Assessment [646.2KB]

Icon for pdf C34 - NW SuDS Pro-forma - D'urton Lane, Preston [306.25KB]

Icon for pdf C35 - Preliminary Ecological Assessment [497.59KB]

Icon for pdf C36 - Statement of public benefit [903.98KB]

Icon for pdf C37 - Table of UK Mosques [434.73KB]

Icon for pdf C38 - Transport Assessment [3.32MB]

Icon for pdf C39 - Travel Plan [1.76MB]

Icon for pdf C40 - Tree Constraints Data [2.36MB]

Icon for pdf C41 - Utilities Statement Plan [166.55KB]

Icon for pdf C42 - Utilities Statement [7.82MB]

Icon for pdf C43 - Addresses of Expected Local Attendees [204.02KB]

D - Consultee Responses 

Icon for pdf D1 - Broughton Parish Council 1 [99.28KB]

Icon for pdf D2 - Broughton Parish Council 1a [192.82KB]

Icon for pdf D3 - Broughton Parish Council 2 [273.02KB]

Icon for pdf D4 - Broughton Parish Council 2a [382.56KB]

Icon for pdf D5 - Broughton Parish Council 2b [683.11KB]

Icon for pdf D6 - Broughton Parish Council 3 [56.75KB]

Icon for pdf D7 - Waste Management 1 [549.44KB]

Icon for pdf D8 - Waste Management 2 [127.19KB]

Icon for pdf D9 - CPRE [165.93KB] 

Icon for pdf D10 - Environmental Health 1 [58.54KB]

Icon for pdf D11 - Environmental Health 2 [32.29KB]

Icon for pdf D12 - Friends of Guild Wheel 1 [54.61KB]

Icon for pdf D13 - Friends of Guild Wheel 2 [56.51KB]

Icon for pdf D14 - Greater Manchester Ecology Unit [222.46KB]

Icon for pdf D15 - Growth Lancashire 1 [299.86KB]

Icon for pdf D16 - Highways England 1 [327.96KB]

Icon for pdf D17 - Highways England 2 [181.03KB]

Icon for pdf D18 - Highways England 3 [140.04KB]

Icon for pdf D19 - Highways England 4 [56.33KB]

Icon for pdf D20 - Highways England 5 [132.42KB]

Icon for pdf D21 - Historic England [42.66KB]

Icon for pdf D22 - LCC Highways 1 [84.1KB]

Icon for pdf D23 - LCC Highways 2 [89.84KB]

Icon for pdf D24 - LCC Highways 3 [420.98KB]

Icon for pdf D25 - LCC Highways 4 [92.57KB]

Icon for pdf D26 - LCC Highways 5 [193.62KB]

Icon for pdf D27 - LLFA 1 [174.54KB]

Icon for pdf D28 - LLFA 2 [507.82KB]

Icon for pdf D29 - United Utilities [455.05KB]

E - Committee Report and minutes

Icon for pdf E1 - Planning Committee Report - 3 February 2022 [2.14MB]

Icon for pdf E2 - Planning Committee Late Changes - 3 February 2022 [90.37KB]

Icon for pdf E3 - Planning Committee Printed minutes - 3 February 2022 [139.34KB]

Icon for pdf E4 - Planning Committee Report - 8 July 2021 [2.13MB]

Icon for pdf E5 - Planning Committee Late Changes - 8 July 2021 [156.13KB]

Icon for pdf E6 - Planning Committee Printed minutes - 8 July 2021 [144.79KB]

F - Call-in documents

Icon for pdf F1 - Inspector's Pre Conference Note [103.35KB]

Icon for pdf F2 - Case Management Conference (CMC) joining instructions [278.66KB]

Icon for pdf F3 - Case Management Conference Agenda [54.21KB]

Icon for pdf F4 - Case Management Conference post conference note [128.12KB]

G - Relevant Case Law

Icon for pdf G1 - The setting of Heritage Assets [310.44KB]

Icon for pdf G2 - Regina (Palmer) v Herefordshire Council (2017) [87.7KB]

Icon for pdf G3 - East Northamptonshire District Council v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (2015) [107.7KB]

Icon for pdf G4 - Bramshill House Decision  [1.09MB]

Icon for pdf G5 - Catesby Estates and SSCLG v Steer Judgment (18 July 2018) [98.34KB]

Icon for pdf G6 - South Lakeland District Council v SSE and another respondents House of Lords (30 January 1992) [38.77KB]

Icon for pdf G7 - City and Country Bramshill Ltd v Secretary of State for Housing Communities and Local Government (2021) [183.45KB]

H - Applicants Proof of Evidence

Icon for pdf H1 - APC Proof of Evidence [1.75MB]

Icon for pdf H2 - Appendices to APC Proof of Evidence - part 1 [5.09MB]

Icon for pdf H2 - Appendices to APC Proof of Evidence - part 2 [6.4MB]

Icon for pdf H2 - Appendices to APC Proof of Evidence - part 3 [2.92MB]

Icon for pdf H2 - Appendices to APC Proof of Evidence - part 4 [8.17MB]

Icon for pdf H2 - Appendices to APC Proof of Evidence - part 5 [7.23MB]

Icon for pdf H2 - Appendices to APC Proof of Evidence - part 6 [3.49MB]

Icon for pdf H2 - Appendices to APC Proof of Evidence - part 7 [6.96MB]

Icon for pdf H3 - Summary Transport Proof of Evidence [753.78KB]

Icon for pdf H4 - Transport Proof of Evidence [2.84MB]

Icon for pdf H5 - D'Urton Lane Mosque - Design Assessment [149.15KB]

Icon for pdf H6 - Heritage Summary Proof [38.55KB]

Icon for pdf H7 - Heritage Proof of Evidence Mel_Morris [1.04MB]

Icon for pdf H8 - Appendix 1 - HS MMC [8.51MB]

Icon for pdf H9 - Report to the Secretary of State for Transport [671.21KB]

Icon for pdf H10 - Summary Landscape Proof of Evidence [62.1KB]

Icon for pdf H11 - Landscape Proof of Evidence [269.52KB]

Icon for pdf H12 - Appendix Report to Proof of Evidence on Landscape and Visual Matters and LVA [7.65MB]

Icon for pdf H13 - Brick Veil Mosque - LVA [667.63KB]

I - LPA's Proof of Evidence

Icon for pdf I1 - Summary Proof of Evidence [113.4KB]

Icon for pdf I2 - Proof of Evidence [246.48KB]

J - BPC's Proof of Evidence 

Icon for pdf J1 - Final Planning Proof of Evidence Summary [171.36KB]

Icon for pdf J2 - Final Planning Proof of Evidence [4.38MB]

Icon for pdf J3 - BNDP Executive Summary [152.94KB]

Icon for pdf J4 - BNDP Proof Draft 5 [1.91MB]

Icon for pdf J5 - Heritage Report [644.78KB]

Icon for pdf J6 - Broughton Appendix 1 [95.99KB]

Icon for pdf J7 - Broughton Appendix 2 - Viewpoints [823.05KB]

Icon for pdf J8 - Broughton PC - SOC - Review of Transport Documents Presented in Support of Application Summary [322.79KB]

Icon for pdf J9 - Ian Submission Traffic [513.25KB]

Icon for pdf J10 - Rule 6 Party - Comments on Statement of Common Ground [183.95KB]

Icon for pdf J11 - Appendix A - Draft Conditions [188.7KB]

Icon for pdf J12 - Appendix B - 106 Final [268.18KB]

Icon for pdf J13 - Rule 6 Party Itinerary [73.62KB]

K - Applicant's Rebuttal Proofs

Icon for pdf K1 - APC Rebuttal [2.57MB]

Icon for pdf K2 - Heritage Rebuttal [232.17KB]

Icon for pdf K3 - Heritage Rebuttal Appendix Title Page [101.44KB]

Icon for pdf K4 - Heritage Rebuttal Appendix [4.61MB]

ID - Documents submitted during the inquiry

Icon for pdf ID1 - Rule 6 Party response to rebuttal proof of Melanie Morris [147.57KB]

Icon for pdf ID2 - Applicant's opening statement [129.38KB]

Icon for pdf ID3 - City Council opening statement [154.31KB]

Icon for pdf ID4 - Broughton Parish Council (Rule 6 Party) opening statement [181.99KB]

Icon for pdf ID5 - Secretary of State decision - Edith Summerskill House [1.12MB]

Icon for pdf ID6 - Transcript of objection from an Interested Party [107.82KB]

Icon for pdf ID7 - Questions for Councillor Hastings from an Interested Party [64.68KB]

ID8 - Local Heritage list for the rural areas of Preston

Icon for pdf ID9 - Further Rebuttal 02 August 2022 - Mel Morris [115.67KB]

Icon for pdf ID9a - Re HER search - Broughton in Amounderness [72.87KB]

Icon for pdf ID10 - Revised Summary from Broughton Parish Council [63.42KB]

Icon for pdf ID11 - LTN 1-20 Extract [653.43KB]

Icon for pdf ID12 - Email relating to the proposed Church Lane conservation area [70.14KB]

ID13 - awaiting document

ID14 - awaiting document

ID15 - awaiting document

Icon for pdf ID16 - Landscape Enhancement and Mitigation Scheme 5 of 5, 1 to 500 at A0NR5 bypass [2.62MB]

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