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Developers L&Q hopeful Cat Hill plans given seal of approval
Developers wanting to build more than 200 new homes in a former university campus are hopeful their proposals will be approved tonight.
During a planning meeting, Enfield Borough Council is expected to pass proposals from developers L&Q to demolish former Middlesex University campus buildings at Cat Hill to build 232 homes.
Andy Rowland, L&Q’s land and projects director, said: “We are pleased that the planning committee has received a recommendation to accept our plans for Cat Hill.
“Natural England says that it is satisfied with the ecology surveys that we commissioned, and there have been no objections from Thames Water, the Environment Agency or the GLA.”
Mr Rowland said the company is looking forward to attending the meeting at Ashmole Academy in Southgate where councillors will make their decision.
He said the developers would build “well-designed homes”, which match the character of the area, and said developers would make sure to manage the woodland and boost species’ diversity in the long-term.
Campaigners claiming the development would harm the natural habitat of animals living in the area have been fighting the proposals.