New Estate And Shop Could Bring ‘Young Blood’ To Cann Common

Next Tuesday, Melbury Abbas and Cann Parish councillors will discuss plans for a 30-home housing estate at Cann Common, alongside the B3081.

The proposals by Dorset developer, Read Quality Building, include a small convenience store.

View towards the Cann Common site

Parish council chairman William Kenealy hopes that affordable homes will be made available to younger locals. “The main benefit would be some younger people moving into the parish,” William says.