Local Plan to 2030 - Main Modifications September 2018

Main Modifications to Ashford Local Plan

Policy S13 - Former Ashford South school, Jemmett Road (MM17)

Amend paragraph. 4.138

4.138 This former primary school is principally vacant with a small number of the buildings being let on a short-term basis for community uses and clubs. It is located off Jemmett Road and provides a rare opportunity to develop a partly brownfield site within walking distance of the town centre, railway station and the existing strategic Victoria Park. However, there are current plans to re-use the school buildings for a period of time of no more than 8 years until summer 2020, as a temporary school to meet the education needs of development in the urban area, pending the currently under construction of new facilities until new provision is provided in that specific location.

Opening sentence of Policy to be amended as follows:

The former Ashford South Primary School site is proposed for residential development (up to indicative capacity of 110 units) Development proposals for the site shall: