Local Plan to 2030 Regulation 19 - Publication June 2016

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Highways England (Kevin Brown) 10 Aug 2016

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

  • Comment ID: ALP/2698
  • 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
Highways England (Kevin Brown) 10 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft TOPIC POLICIES SECTION C - TRANSPORT Junction 10a Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2710
  • Status: Accepted
POLICY TRA1 – STRATEGIC TRANSPORT SCHEMES The Policy states that "The Council will seek the implementation of highway and other strategic schemes that will remove serious impediments to growth and/or secure important environmental benefits. These include a new motorway junction (Junction 10a), the Pound Lane link road, the A28 dualling and Chart Road improvements and measures to improve the former Ring Road junctions." Highways England is fully supportive of the Junction 10a scheme and is comm
Highways England (Kevin Brown) 10 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Court Lodge Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2689
  • Status: Accepted
POLICY S3 – COURT LODGE Policy S3 proposes the Court Lodge site is allocated as a residential development for residential development for up 950 dwellings and a Local Centre, incorporating a new primary school, local retail and employment spaces and a new community building. The policy states that the development shall "provide a proportionate financial contribution to the delivery of the Pound Lane Link Road and the delivery of Highway England's scheme for a new M20 Junction 10a." The impact
Highways England (Kevin Brown) 10 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Park Farm South East Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2701
  • Status: Accepted
POLICY S14 – PARK FARM EAST Policy S14 proposes that the Park Farm East site is allocated as a residential development residential development, for up to 250 dwellings. This site could adversely impact both the M20 and A2070 in terms of congestion and safety. The impact of the site on the SRN should be set out in the transport evidence base. In the absence of a current transport evidence base there is uncertainty regarding the SRN impacts of the site and whether or not the proposed developmen
Highways England (Kevin Brown) 10 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Orbital Park Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2709
  • Status: Accepted
POLICY S21 – ORBITAL PARK Policy S21 allocates the Orbital Park site for B1, B2 and B8 uses. Orbital Park is an existing employment site with some undeveloped plots. Paragraph 4.245 states that "As a result of previous planning permissions, developing the majority of the remaining undeveloped plots at Orbital Park is not constrained by the need to deliver any off-site highway improvements, either at junction 10 of the M20 or at the A2070 junction that provides the main access into the site." I
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
Highways England (Kevin Brown) 10 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Land North-East of Willesborough Road, Kennington Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2687
  • Status: Accepted
POLICY S2 – LAND NORTH-EAST OF WILLESBOROUGH ROAD, KENNINGTON This site is likely to adversely impact both the SRN in terms of congestion and safety. In the absence of a current transport evidence base there is uncertainty regarding the impacts of this site on the SRN and the proposed M20 Junction 10a. We would welcome the opportunity to work with ABC to assess the site SRN impacts of this site ahead of document submission.
Highways England (Kevin Brown) 10 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Land South of Pound Lane Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2694
  • Status: Accepted
POLICY S5 – LAND SOUTH OF POUND LANE Policy S5 proposes the Land south of Pound Lane site is allocated as a residential development residential development, for up to 100 dwellings. The policy states that the development shall "provide a proportionate financial contribution to the delivery of the Pound Lane Link Road and the delivery of Highway England's scheme for a new M20 Junction 10a." The impacts of the site on the SRN should be set out in the transport evidence base. In the absence of a
Highways England (Kevin Brown) 10 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Finberry North West Content

  • Comment ID: ALP/2702
  • Status: Accepted
POLICY S15 - FINBERRY NORTH WEST Policy S15 proposes that the Finberry North West site deliver up to 300 residential dwellings and 8,500 sqm of B1 employment space. Paragraph 4.169 states that "housing development is limited to 700 dwellings at Finberry until M20 Junction 10a is completed. However, should planning permission be granted before this date then the dwellings on this site can come forward provided the overall total figure for the wider site does not exceed the current capacity cons
Highways England (Kevin Brown) 10 Aug 2016

Local Plan to 2030 - Publication Draft SITE POLICIES Ashford Urban Area Land at Willesborough Lees Land at Willesborough Lees

  • Comment ID: ALP/2705
  • Status: Accepted
POLICY S17 – LAND AT WILLESBOROUGH LEES Policy S17 proposes the Land at Willesborough Lees site is allocated for up to 200 dwellings. The Policy states that the proposal will include "a phasing programme to be agreed with the Borough Council, local Highway Authority and Highways Agency that will include the construction and opening of the access road from the A20 to the hospital and the closure of Hinxhill Lane." The impact of the site on the SRN should be set out in the transport evidence ba
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