A TOTAL of three planning developments will be discussed by councillors at a committee meeting tonight.

A controversial lighting scheme at an industrial estate in Pilsworth could be allowed to remain despite complaints.

Meanwhile new shared accommodation and a bungalow conversion could be approved.

The public meeting will take place at the town hall tonight at 7pm.

Here are the planning applications that will be discussed.

Lighting at industrial units off Roach Bank Road, Bury

An industrial site in Pilsworth which has been the subject of controversy in the area will be discussed again by councillors tonight.

This follows a site visit by members of the planning committee on April 8.

Last month the committee decided to visit the site before deciding whether its lighting can be kept in place.

Gigg Lane Estate residents have complained about light pollution from Commercial Development Projects and Cranswick Country Foods' units.

The lighting scheme was previously approved on a six-month basis.

Measures have been taken to address the concerns and reduce light pollution and spillage.

This includes fixing a shield or screen to some lighting columns to control the direction and angle of the light.

Planning officers recommended to approve the plan subject to several conditions.

Seven-bedroom house in multiple occupation in Bolton Road

A two-storey terraced house could become a seven-bedroom shared accommodation site if plans are approved.

The red brick dwelling in Bolton Road, which is located just over 1km away from Bury Town Centre, would house seven people.

However, the application for a house in multiple occupation (HMO) has been met with some concerns from neighbouring residents on Proctor Street.

The site, which is located opposite a children's day nursery, will be marketed at working professionals but could be occupied by anyone.

One resident who has two young children objected to the "bedsit" in the area in a letter to the council.

Others raised concerns about on street parking but the developer said that car ownership among HMO tenants tends to be low.

Planning officers recommended to approve the plan subject to several conditions.

Three-bedroom dwelling in Whitefield

A bungalow could be demolished to make way for a three-bedroom dwelling in Gort Close.

The applicant, Mr Laithwaite, wants to build the new accommodation to facilitate care within a family environment for his disabled daughter.

The proposed bungalow with loft rooms will be a pre-fabricated building.

It would have three bedrooms, a kitchen and dining room, two bathrooms and an office area.

But residents of Alexandra Avenue, Gort Close and Dempsey Drive have written to the council raising their objections to the plans.

Concerns include views being restricted, disruption to wildlife and general overdevelopment of the area.

The applicant responded to some of these objections and will have the opportunity to defend his plans at tonight's meeting.