Local Plan to 2030 - Main Modifications September 2018

Main Modifications to Ashford Local Plan

Policy S8 - Lower Queen's Rd (MM13)

Amend supporting text to read:

4.101 Residential development will be acceptable on this site for an indicative capacity of 40 dwellings. up to 40 dwellings. Alternatively, this site could form the first phase of a wider redevelopment scheme with the potential to create an attractive residential riverside environment close to the town centre, in tandem with the redevelopment of the adjacent Mace lane industrial estate to the south. buildings. In the event of a larger scheme coming forward, access to the site should be from Mace Lane.

Amend policy wording opening sentence, criteria a) and e) to read:

Land at the end of Lower Queens Road is proposed for residential use for an indicative capacity of 40 units. (up to 40 units).

Development proposals for the site shall:

a) Provide the primary vehicular access to the site from Lower Queens Road or, in the event of a larger site coming forward, access should be from Mace Lane;

e) Ensure that there is an appropriate assessment of the nature conservation value of the site and that any development makes suitable arrangements for appropriate mitigation in accordance with ENV1. Ensure appropriate species and habitat surveys are carried out.   Details of which will inform ecological mitigation and enhancement measures to be provided on the site and proposals for implementation, maintenance and monitoring in accordance with policy ENV1. The surveys, mitigation and enhancement shall pay particular regard to the wooded area to the north of the site and the potential to provide connections with the nearby Green Corridor.

Insert additional criteria:

f) Provide future access to the existing sewerage infrastructure for maintenance and upsizing purposes.