North-west planning strategy allows more housing, but downturn prevents development

Change of plan: New Broughton in Salford could benefit from the strategy, which partly eases restrictions on green belt land

The north-west’s new regional spatial strategy finally allows more new homes to be built – just as the housing market heads into a downturn.

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