New plans for a wheel park at Highburton have been submitted to Kirklees Council.
The move from Kirklees Council on behalf of The Isaac Nash Trust after the old ones were ditched following objections by a national sporting body.
Sport England, a powerful statutory body which must be consulted on any planning applications that affect playing fields in England, formally objected to the plans last year.
Planning manager Dave McGuire claimed the plans for Highburton Recreation Ground, Burton Acres Lane, would mean the football pitch which is set out on the playing field being moved northwards and reduced in size.
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More than £100,000 to create the proposed wheel park has been raised by The Isaac Nash Trust, (TINT), which was set up following the death of Highburton schoolboy, Isaac Nash, who drowned during a family holiday in Anglesey in August 2014.
Kirklees Council is a trustee of the Kirkburton Recreation Ground Charity and is applying for planning permission for a new wheel park in this capacity.
It has agreed to be legally responsible for the new facility subject to the plans being approved.
In its Design and Access statement which accompanies the application, the council says: “The proposal is for a wheel park of no more than 340 sq metres to be next to the play area.
“This specific location has now been chosen for a number of reasons:
*At least 30m from the nearest residential property, (all of which are screened from the site by trees)
* Minimal impact on the amount of open recreational space on the site
* Alongside existing play facilities for children and young people.”
Howard Lewis, Isaac’s grandfather and founder TINT member, said: “The position of the wheel park has been moved to accommodate the objection of Sport England which seemed to be based on misinformation about the usage of the rec from some of the objectors.
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“This has meant the submission of a new application and also means all the supporting letters/comments have to be resubmitted.”
Asked to explain how the two applications differ, Mr Lewis, said: “Because the original application was for a specific spot, which is drawn on plans with a red line, it requires a new application.
“If it had been just for a wheel park on the rec, encompassing all of it, (i.e. anywhere on the rec, not covering it all) a new application would not have been needed - but that would never have got passed!
“Statutory consultees have been approached again to check whether their stance would be altered in any way and no issues are envisaged.”