Plans for the next stage of development at Rivington Chase have been revealed.

Following Bellway Homes’ development of Barton Quarter, 104 three and four-bedroom homes, an application for the second phase of development at Rivington Chase has been submitted by Cheshire-based developer Morris Homes.

The application has been welcomed by Council Deputy Leader Martyn Cox, who is responsible for development and regeneration.

Morris Homes are hoping to build a total of 402 homes, a significant portion of the proposed 1,700, that would be pivotal in making Rivington Chase a bustling, thriving community.

The proposed development is composed of apartments, townhouses, and mews properties, with 99 semi-detached houses and 240 detached houses, predominantly two storeys in height.

It is primarily made up of three and four-bedroom units, with 209 and 171 proposed respectively, but also contains a number of one and two-bedroom units. Following the example of Barton Quarter, the proposed development is ideal for young families seeking to get on the property ladder, particularly those keen to live in a quiet, relaxed area, surrounded by local countryside.

Off-road parking would be provided to residents in the form of internal and external garages, as well as designated parking spaces.

The proposal is currently awaiting a planning decision from the council.