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Falfield Action Group is made up of a number of Falfield residents and other individuals who welcome appropriate small scale development but who do not want to see in-
Page last updated: Thursday, August 4, 2016
THE LATEST ON THE PLANNING APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY COTSWOLD HOMES ON LAND AT HENEAGE FARM FOR THE BUILDING OF 115 HOMES AND A PARK AND SHARE FOR UP TO 100 VEHICLES.
Indications are that the outline planning application for Heneage Farm will come to the Development Control (West) Planning Committee on Thursday 8th September at the Turnberries Centre, Thornbury
CONTROVERSIAL PLANS HAVE BEEN REVEALED FOR A 3,000 HOME “GARDEN CONCEPT VILLAGE ON A 191 HECTARE SITE IN BUCKOVER, WHICH STRADDLES THE A38 BETWEEN THORNBURY, FALFIELD AND TYTHERINGTON OWNED BY TORTWORTH ESTATE.
A Concept Document has been prepared and submitted to the West of England Joint Spacial Plan by Hunter Page Planning on behalf of Tortworth Estate Company It establishes an expression of interest and sets out the background, rationale and vision for a new garden village at Buckover, South Gloucestershire comprising up to 3,000 dwellings, employment facilities, health facilities, education facilities, transportation infrastructure, communication infrastructure, retail provision, community facilities and open space.
To view the concept document click HERE
ENOUGH IS ENOUGH -
Thornbury Town Council unanimously agreed, at its meeting of May 3rd 2016, that it should write to the leader of South Gloucestershire Council expressing its deep concern over the number of houses being proposed outside the agreed development boundary and asking that his Council, as the Planning Authority, rejects further applications, at least until such time a new strategic plan can be put in place.
Thornbury already has approx. 1,200 new homes under construction, or with planning permission to build and the Town Council rejects the view that the current infrastructure and services of the town can support a further increase in population.
The Town Council recognises that there is a housing shortage in the region but believes that, until the 12,000 homes that already have planning permission in South Gloucestershire are constructed, no further green field sites on the edge of Thornbury should be considered.
Councillors also agreed that the people of the town should be given the opportunity to express their support for this view by raising a petition
To sign the petition click HERE
For more information go to the Tortworth Estate Garden Village web page
Cotswold Homes have submitted an outline planning application to build 115 houses to the south of Moorslade Lane along with a “Park & Share” facility to the north of Moorslade Lane
For more information click HERE