February 1999, Rugby Borough Council served Stop and Enforcement Notices on developers
Bellway Homes Limited, in connection with breaches of development control at their 142
dwelling housing site at Leamington Road, Ryton upon Dunsmore.
Work on site had begun, including the movement of construction vehicles, without a
proper site access. Vehicles were crossing over the kerb and a footway which was still in
use by pedestrians. The notices served on the developers stopped all work on the site
until the developers complied with the requirements of the Council.
On 17 March the Council's Planning Committee decided to withdraw the notices after the
developer complied with the Council's wishes, but not before Committee chairman Councillor
Ray Kirby gave a stern warning to Bellway Homes Limited.
Councillor Kirby said:
"Although the developers have now satisfied the Council in relation to the
requirements of the current notices, further breaches of the planning permission could
mean further legal action. The Council will not hesitate to use its powers again. People
expect us to make sure that the developers stick to what they have agreed to do and we