An application has been made to the Council for planning permission for the development of land to the North of Cleator Mills.

Gleeson Homes would like to build a 115-home estate on agricultural land at Cleator Mills, Cleator to the south of Main Street.

The housing company has submitted an application to Copeland council, for 115 two-storey two, three and four bedroom townhouses, semi-detached and detached houses on an area which is currently fields.

The application splits the housing between 12 two-bedroom affordable homes, and 103 market housing comprising of homes ranging from two two-bedroom houses, 66 three-bedroomed homes and 35 four-bedroom houses.

Any queries relating to access to the plans should be sent to or by ringing telephone number 01946 598300.

Queries should use the reference: 4/20/2472/0F1