Development Inquiry – No Objectors Present

February 1969

South Yorkshire Times, February 1, 1969

Site Needed For Development Inquiry

No Objectors were Present

When a Public Inquiry was held at Conisbrough on Tuesday into the 1968 Cliff View Compulsory Purchase Order. The Order was served in respect of 48 pre-Boer-War terraced houses in Cliff View, Denaby, which are sited on 1.4 acres of land needed by Conisbrough Urban Council as part of the redevelopment programme for Denaby.

One objection, on behalf of Mr. J. P. Mullen, an owner now living in Canada, was withdrawn. A second objector, Mr. John Hurley, was unable to attend.

Ministry of Housing and Local Government Inspector, Mr. J. Beetham-Shaw, heard That Mr. Hurley’s shop and dwelling-house was sited within the Clearance Area., Mr. Clifford Ward, Clerk to Conisbrough Urban Council, said that Mr. and Mrs. Hurley had lived in the premises up to 1963, and it was considered to be a house. “It is not considered that the house has been substantially altered for facilitating business¬†¬† use and it still retain the physical attributes of a house,” he said.