What we do

We are a community group formed to protect Weekley Hall Wood and wildflower meadow from plans to build warehousing on this beloved Kettering woodland area. We are made up of passionate individuals and concerned local organisations opposed to the destruction of our countryside and the last remaining accessible natural area around Kettering. We aim to represent the thousands of people opposed to this development and are putting our all into saving Weekley Hall Wood.

Latest news

Buccleuch Property have submitted amended plans on the Council website. Please visit the ‘What can I do?’ page for more information.

The developers plans have been modified to *only* destroy the precious wildflower meadow. While our campaign has obviously made a difference to influence this change, we feel they may be missing the point. We are opposed to all further warehousing at Weekley Hall Wood and will be fighting to prevent these plans going ahead.

Furthermore, it is likely the IM Kelly application for a single warehousing unit will be brought to council on the 5th May 2022. Last year 300 of us turned up to oppose this and the decision was deferred. It is still as unneeded as before so join us again. See the ‘What can I do?’ page for more info.

Our petition continues to grow and is so very close to 20k signatures! This is amazing and we never expected the huge public backing that this gives us. Thank you to everyone that signed.

Please check our Social Media for up to date information on all our activities. Our team is continuously working to oppose the destruction of these beloved woods and wildflower meadows.

There are two planning applications we oppose. The main one for 5 warehouses is only the start and will see huge tracts of biodiverse land cleared. The second is to build a single warehouse in the middle of the wildflower meadow. This is out of keeping with the environment around it and we strongly oppose both these possible developments.

If you have any skills or knowledge that you think could be useful to protect this beautiful area please get in contact.

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We need you! Especially if you have planning knowledge, have fought applications like this before or just happen to be an environmental lawyer! 

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People signed our petition
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40'000 sqm
Woodland to save
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