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 Former Newtown Works Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2575
  • 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 Former Newtown Works Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2576
  • Status: Accepted
Support Policy S6 (g) This area represents a significant opportunity to improve connectivity of the Walking and Cycle routes both locally and beyond towards Orbital Park as identified.
Southern Water (Ms Mayall) 16 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Former Newtown Works Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2352
  • Status: Accepted
olicy S6 allocates approximately 450 dwellings on 'Former Newtown Works'. In line with paragraph 162 of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and the National Planning Practice Guidance (NPPG), we have undertaken an assessment of our infrastructure, including its ability to meet the forecast demand for the proposed development. That assessment reveals that: (i) additional local sewerage infrastructure would be required to accommodate the proposed development (involving making a conne
Paul Hanegraaf 10 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Former Newtown Works Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2170
  • Status: Accepted
Paragraph 157 point 5 of the NPPF states that Local Plans should 'allocate sites to promote development and flexible use of land, bringing forward new land where necessary and provide detail on form, scale, access, and quantum of development where appropriate' (our emphasis). In our opinion, the terms 'specialist' and 'small-scale' in draft policy S6 do not promote development and the flexible use of land at Newton Works. We contend that the term 'specialist' and 'small scale' are superfluous t
Highways England (Kevin Brown) 10 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Former Newtown Works Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2697
  • Status: Accepted
POLICY S6 – FORMER NEWTOWN WORKS POLICY S7 – FORMER KLONDYKE WORKS Policy S6 proposes that the site of the former Newtown Railway Works provides a mixed use neighbourhood based around the regeneration of the area through the restoration of the range of listed railway buildings to create an attractive new place to live and work and for visitors to enjoy. Policy S7 proposes that the site of the former Klondyke Railway Works has an alternative use as a residential development. Policies S6 and S
CPRE Kent (Ashford District Co… 10 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Former Newtown Works Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/1743
  • Status: Accepted
CPRE supports this site.
Milligan Ltd 09 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Former Newtown Works Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/1482
  • Status: Accepted
Paragraph 157 point 5 of the NPPF states that Local Plans should 'allocate sites to promote development and flexible use of land, bringing forward new land where necessary and provide detail on form, scale, access, and quantum of development where appropriate' (our emphasis). In our opinion, the terms 'specialist' and 'small-scale' in draft policy S6 do not promote development and the flexible use of land at Newtown Works. We contend that the terms 'specialist' and 'small scale' are superfluous
Central Ashford Comunity Forum… 09 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Former Newtown Works Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/1417
  • Status: Accepted
4.68 Ok, the houses around this area of Newtown have already been built very close to a narrow road, leaving no option for road widening as well as the problems with the Crowbridge Bridge. This development would greatly increase road use there. And anything developed there ought to be railway themed!