CONTROVERSIAL plans to build homes in a wildlife hotspot in Uxbridge have again been resubmitted.
A two storey four-bedroom detached 'eco-house', with space for parking, has been proposed for the land at Frays Island.
Residents successfully fought off developers last year, who lodged petitions and complained that the land was a haven for wildlife- including bats.
Support was also gained from MP John Randall (Conservative) who himself is a keen wildlife enthusiast.
The 'island' is located within land surrounded by the Frays River, in Cowley, and the proposed house would be accessed by a bridge from Cowley Road, Uxbridge.
The top part of the island, would remain untouched by the proposals, which would affect the larger most southern part.
Residents in the area have already indicated they are planning to lodge objections to the new proposals, which will be considered by Hillingdon Council at a future date.
The worry is that if this one house would be approved on the land, it would set a precedent and open up a gateway for more.
Last year's application was twice as big, bidding for two houses, rather than one.
The deadline for residents to make their opposition known to the council is March 24.
The applicant is the same individual who lodged the previous rejected bid last year, Mr E Gavin.
Don MacNeil, 68, of Ferndale Crescent, said: "We will definitely be getting a petition up and running, there are foxes that live on that land and even eaglets which come down to the river.
"I'm surprised it took this long for an application to be re-submitted to be honest.
"It is concerning because it does not make financial sense to the owners to buy the land and just build one house, more would surely follow."
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