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 Gasworks Lane Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2596
  • Status: Accepted
The County Council – as Local Minerals and Waste Planning Authority - confirms that, according to British Geological Survey safeguarding data, Sub-alluvial River Terrace deposits are present within the allocated site and are 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 unneces
Kent County Council (KCC) (Bar… 17 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Gasworks Lane Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2593
  • 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.
Southern Water (Ms Mayall) 16 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Gasworks Lane Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2354
  • Status: Accepted
Policy S10 allocates up to 150 dwellings on 'Gasworks Lane'. 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 connection to the
Environment Agency (Jennifer W… 16 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Gasworks Lane Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2323
  • Status: Accepted
Overall we are pleased to note that matters of interest to us have been addressed and as such we consider the sound. We do however, have a few comments to make and suggested amendments for clarification purposes.
Highways England (Kevin Brown) 10 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Gasworks Lane Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2699
  • Status: Accepted
POLICY S10 – GASWORKS LANE POLICY S11 – LEACON ROAD Policy S10 proposes the Gasworks Lane site (off Leacon Road) for residential development (up to 150 units). Policy S11 proposes the Leacon Road site for residential development (up to 100 units). The individual and cumulative impact of these closely located sites could adversely impact both the M20 and A2070 in terms of congestion and safety. The impacts of the sites on the SRN should be set out in the transport evidence base. In the absenc
Central Ashford Comunity Forum… 09 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Gasworks Lane Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/1421
  • Status: Accepted
4.116 Seriously concerned that the focus for the town centre developments seems to be on flats. They are cheaper to build and pack people in, and so are attractive to developers, but are not the best solution for vibrant mixed communities where families can thrive. Also, older people looking to downsize quite often want private gardens - so who are these flats for? London commuters? Leaving London is about gaining space, not taking on a £7k commute and still living in a box! And where's the plan