Plans to build 1,400 new homes on farmland and a golf course near Botley in Hampshire have been approved by the local council causing uproar among some locals.
Above is reaction from the Leader of Eastleigh Borough Council, Lib Dem, Cllr Keith House and Sue Grinham from the Botley Parish Action Group.
First pictures from last night's five hour meeting in Eastleigh that saw plans to build 1,400 new homes at Boorley Green approved by local councillors.
Protesters say the new homes will "swamp" the village. The council says 9,400 new homes are needed in the area over the next 18 years.
Opponents to plans to build 1400 homes on a golf course in Botleigh and surrounding farmland have failed in their bid to stop it.
Councillors in Eastleigh last night gave their approval to the development saying it had been estimated there was a need for more than 9,000 homes in the borough over the next 18 months.
A group set up against the plans said it was 'disappointed' but expected the decision.
Plans for a 1,400 home development over a golf course and farmland in Botley have been approved by Eastleigh Borough Council despite local opposition. Liberal Democrat councillors pushed through the decision at a meeting last night which lasted until 1am.