A PLAN to build 165 homes in Thornliebank has been put on hold.

Councillors’ congestion concerns prompted Glasgow City Council’s planning committee to request a site visit.

It will allow them to check traffic on Burnfield Road, where two access points to the development would be situated, before making a decision.

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Bailie Kyle Thornton and councillor Stephen Curran, who both represent the Newlands/Auldburn ward, have fears over the impact extra vehicles would have.

Nearby residents have also objected to the plan and Mr Thornton said he would prefer access to come solely from Thornliebank Road.

The planning application by Bellway Homes would see 48 two-bedroom flats, 48 three-bedroom terraced properties, 26 three-bedroom semi-detached houses, seven three-bedroom detached houses and three four-bed detached houses on Burnfield Road. There would also be 216 parking spaces.

“It seems traffic is a major issue,” a council officer said during the meeting.

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