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Melksham Town Council recommends approval of Melksham Link planning application

Exciting news to announce: significant progress in restoring the Wilts & Berks Canal in the western sector.
On Monday 23rd May, Melksham Town Council recommended for approval , the planning application for the creation of a new waterway and towpath for the Wilts & Berks Canal between the K&A Canal and the River Avon, together with associated footpath, cycleway, 10 bridges and new access roads to Berryfields.

The Planning Committee also stated that they were pleased to see another step taken on the road to getting the canal through Melksham: they were appreciative of the benefits this development will bring to the town. This was unanimous. WBCT are very pleased and grateful for the Town Council’s support.
The next step in the process is for the application to go to Wiltshire Council Planning: and you have already taken part in this process by responding to the recent Wiltshire Council consultation process.


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