Local Plan to 2030 Regulation 19 - Publication June 2016

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Kent County Council (KCC) (Bar… 17 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Lower Queen's Road Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2582
  • Status: Accepted
The County Council will require proportionate financial contributions towards the construction costs of any new education provision required to mitigate the impact of the proposed development. Additional contributions for the provision of County Council Services (e.g. Adult Social Care, Youth Services and Libraries) will also be required.
Kent County Council (KCC) (Bar… 17 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Lower Queen's Road Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2583
  • Status: Accepted
The County Council – as Local Minerals and Waste Planning Authority - confirms that, according to British Geological Survey safeguarding data, Sandstone (Sandgate Formation) is present within the allocated site and is vulnerable to sterilisation. As set out in the adopted Kent Minerals and Waste Local Plan 2013-2030, Policy CSM 5: Land-won Mineral Safeguarding and Policy DM 7: Safeguarding Mineral Resources detail how minerals of economic importance will be safeguarded from being unnecessarily
Kent County Council (KCC) (Bar… 17 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Lower Queen's Road Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2585
  • Status: Accepted
Public Footpath AU32 runs adjacent to the Western boundary of this site and is an important and direct route to the Town Centre and Station Road. The current policy does not reflect the importance of this link or make any recommendations to enhance it. Support Policy S8 (d) with the following requested amendments.
CPRE Kent (Ashford District Co… 10 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Lower Queen's Road Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/1744
  • Status: Accepted
CPRE supports this site. It is essential that the development carefully responds to the character of the area and this should be clear in the policy.
Jonathan Dance 09 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Lower Queen's Road Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/1327
  • Status: Accepted
Comments on S8 are factually wrong.
Jonathan Dance 09 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Lower Queen's Road Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/1354
  • Status: Accepted
* There are no play facilities at the end of Heathfield Rd as stated * The propsed site has several mature (100 year +) lime trees of significant landscape value * The proposed site has nesting sites for several bird species including the area's only flock of Aegithalos caudatus, several types of warblers, finches, thrushes and woodpeckers * The proposed site is an essential adjunct to the Green Corridor providing undisturbed nest sites for species such as grass snakes and should be integrate
Central Ashford Comunity Forum… 09 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Lower Queen's Road Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/1419
  • Status: Accepted
4.102 Strongly disagree. Lower Queens Road has terrible visibility onto Canterbury Road, and the road is not wide enough for delivery lorrys. It would be better to have main access at Mace Lane whether or not greater than 40 units are created. And no additional property should be built at the land fronting Queen's court because that would worsen it further. 4.104 There is absolutely no requirement for the properties in this space at Lower Queens Road to be flats - and if affordable housing, pr