NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN Parish Council provides reassurances on village development Broadhembury Parish Council meeting, Tuesday 20th March 2018 Council Chairman Bob Nelson took questions regarding the current status of the Neighbourhood Plan and its content. The first question raised a concern that considerable time had elapsed since the ‘final’ draft of the plan had been circulated … More Parish Council provides reassurances on village development
Neighbourhood Plan Broadhembury Parish Council has announced that it will release the new draft of the Neighbourhood Plan shortly. You should receive a summary in the near future by door drop, and by email (if you are a subscriber). It will also be available on the Parish Council website. There will be a Public Meeting … More Neighbourhood Plan And Housing Development – Important Dates For Your Diary
Gundry family unveils “Vision” to rebuild family fortunes – with a little help from the Neighbourhood Plan? At the Parish Meeting on 15th March 2016, Mr Dougie Allan gave a presentation on the ‘Vision…essential to the very survival of Grange Farm’ (which is held in Trust for the benefit of Mr Allen and three other Gundry Family members). This Vision outlines how … More Gundry family unveils Vision to rebuild family fortunes
At the Parish Council meeting on January 19th, Chairman Bob Nelson announced the outcome of the poll undertaken among 127 Broadhembury Village residents in December. With a 59% response rate, 61% of residents voted against, and 36% for, the proposed development opposite the Village Hall – a very convincing majority. Accepting the result, the Chairman … More Residents vote NO to disproportionate development
The Parish Council have delivered a new survey with a simple yes/no/don’t know answer. Why are BVM supporters voting no? Our village is beautiful and unique: we want it to stay that way The proposed development is for 15 homes: 8-10 “affordable” and 5 -7 larger, open market homes – why all this to meet … More Why are BVM supporters voting no to proposed development?
Did you receive the Parish Council’s “poll” on development yesterday? Are you against the inappropriate and speculative development opposite the village hall? Then ignore the Council’s heavily loaded ‘guidance’ and JUST VOTE NO!
View maps of the proposed development, the extent to the developer’s land ownership and alternative development sites … More Map of proposed development
Are you aware that our Parish Council’s Neighbourhood Plan includes the intention to develop some 15 modern houses opposite the Village Hall?
Do you feel comfortable about the impact of such a development almost at the heart of our totally unspoiled 16th Century village? The wonderfully conserved village centre with its thatched cottages could be visually overwhelmed by the proximity of so many modern estate houses. Street lighting would ruin our wonderful night skies. Pavements, additional footpaths and “street furniture” would disfigure the inherent character of the village as we know it.
Did you know that that Parish Council sees the overall number and size of houses as being in the hands of the landowner/developer – or that a “preferred developer” has already been identified? Or that the land so far identified for development is just a small parcel of a very much larger site belonging to the same owner/would-be developer? … More Neighbourhood Plan: Does Urbanisation Threaten Our Village?