News Update

Village Consultation

Village Consultation on the Christleton Village Cycling, Walking and Traffic Plan

Christleton Parish Council started a process of traffic improvement in 2019 when it set up a Traffic Working Group to resolve the speed, congestion, parking and safety issues in the centre of the Village.  This work has continued during the Covid pandemic and the conclusion of the study are set out in the following documents.

Village Consultation Booklet – This document explains the proposed changes to the village and the areas most affected. One such change is illustrated in the images set out below of the village centre when viewed from Pepper Street.

Heritage Assessment

The heritage assessment relates to the design proposals essentially for the village green area.  Three reference drawings were provided for assessment namely – Drawing A – Village Green Design Comparison, Drawing B – General Arrangement and Drawing C – Indicative Section Elevations

24th April 2021

Picture of the village centre viewed from Pepper Street as it is today

The village centre viewed from Pepper Street as it is today

Picture of the proposed village green in Christleton

The village centre viewed from Pepper Street as it could be if the proposals set out in the consultation documents are approved.

News from the Last Meeting

Village Consultation

The deadline for responses to the Village Consultation questionnaire has now been extended to Friday 23rd April .  We would encourage as many people as possible to respond.

It’s your village so have your say.

Updated 15th April 2021

Community Working Group

A Community Working Group is being set up to help combat that litter problem, particularly in Pearl Lane and volunteers are being sought to join the campaign – if anyone is interested, please contact Mike Stuart by email or on his mobile 07767 275265 who would be very grateful for the support.

Updated 15th April 2021

Tree Planting King George’s First Field

40 young saplings have been planted on KGF First Field which were kindly donated by Chester Soroptimists who are celebrating their centenary this year.

15th April 2021

University of Law development

No further development with the University of Law proposals to report, but the Council continues to monitor this issue.

Updated 15th April 2021

It is still the intention of the Parish Council to hold an online village consultation on the University of Law development planning application once it is submitted to the CWAC Planning Authority

25th March 2021

Past News

CWAC Highways backlog

A number highway issues are still outstanding including buildouts on Plough Lane & Birch Heath Lane – the designs are a few weeks away from completion.  The VAS sign on Rowton Bridge Road is awaiting being signed off by the Tree Officer.

21st February 2021

A41 Improvements

The Parishes of Christleton, Waverton and Rowton are working together to lobby various bodies for improvements on the A41 requesting consideration be given to implementing an average speed zone, air quality monitoring and upgrading cycle paths.

21st January 2021

Christleton Coronavirus Walks

The following links provide details of some walks around the village that will enable you to exercise within the current time constraints.  Hopefully they will provide a welcome break in these difficult times.

Coronavirus Walks Introduction, Walk 1,  Walk 2Walk 3,  Walk 4, Walk 5,  Walk 6 and Walk 7

Each link will open in a new page so it can be printed or downloaded as required. Our thanks to David Cummings for compiling all of the walks

Please be aware of the environment around you and follow the Countryside Code. In particular park without blocking gateways/drives, keep to the footpaths, respect agricultural land, leave gates as you find them and keep dogs under control (also bag dog poo and bin it properly).

1st September 2020 (updated) 15th April (posted)

Christleton Heritage Walks Around the Village

Following on from the walks around the village prepared by David Cummings and published in May 2020 there is now a set of Heritage walks around the village.  Hopefully these walks will provide a new perspective on the village and its surroundings in what continues to be difficult times.

Walk 1 The Boatman’s Tale;  Walk 2 The Cavaliers Tale (Longer version);  Walk 3 The Cavaliers Tale;  Walk 4 The Canons Tale   and  Walk 5 The Littleton Township Trail

Each link will open in a new page so it can be printed or downloaded as required. Our thanks to David Cummings for compiling all of the walks.

Please be aware of the environment around you and follow the Countryside Code. In particular park without blocking gateways/drives, keep to the footpaths, respect agricultural land, leave gates as you find them and keep dogs under control (also bag dog poo and bin it properly).

21st July 2020

Highways Fault Reporting

To report any highways faults (including potholes, missing signs, broken streetlights etc.) please contact Highways at Cheshire West and Chester