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Representations on VALP Proposed Submission - D-BUC051 West Buckingham, land bound by Brackley Road and the River Great Ouse

Representation ID: 2606

OBJECT Natural England (Ms Kirsty Macpherson)

Summary:

The site specific policy allows for a
20m buffer between the railway and
development including existing
woodland. While this will cover
some of the Priority Habitat -
deciduous woodland, it will not
cover it all as the wood is
approximately 40m wide from the
railway.
There is also areas of high
ecological value along the streams
and rivers that cross the site. There
should be a similar buffer allowed
for these areas.

More details about Rep ID: 2606

Representation ID: 2597

OBJECT Natural England (Ms Kirsty Macpherson)

Summary:

Section of these sites contain BMV
land. In order to preserve as much
BMV land as possible and use
areas of poorer quality agricultural
land these areas should the focus of
strategic GI.

More details about Rep ID: 2597

Representation ID: 2203

SUPPORT The Environment Agency (Michelle Kidd)

Summary:

The policies within the D-BUC051 include appropriate provisions to ensure the
development is designed to be safe without increasing risk to others. We welcome the
requirement of consideration of a flood alleviation scheme onsite. With watercourses
running through the site, there is a potential for Natural Flood Risk Management
measures. Typical flood alleviation schemes are often believed to be expensive and
consume valuable land on a development.

More details about Rep ID: 2203

Representation ID: 2037

OBJECT Crest Strategic Projects represented by Savills Southampton (Mr Jon Gateley)

Summary:

site D-BUC051 West Buckingham, this is the Buckingham NDP 'Reserve' site and thus has the benefit of being accepted locally as a suitable location for development, albeit with the caveat (as noted above) of only coming forward if triggered by an increased housing requirement.

More details about Rep ID: 2037

Representation ID: 1793

OBJECT Wates Developments Ltd. represented by Boyer Planning Ltd (Jonathan Liberman)

Summary:

Wates has concerns regarding the site's suitability and availability. Access if difficult to achieve, traffic will be directed to an already congested are of the town, the site is within multiple ownership and not controlled by a developer/promoter, there are significant landscape impacts and it comprises significant areas of Flood Zones 2 and 3.

More details about Rep ID: 1793

Representation ID: 1772

OBJECT Ainscough Strategic Land represented by Turley Associates (Taylor Cherrett)

Summary:

in view of the constraints and infrastructure requirements identified, the viability
of development is doubtful. This calls into question the deliverability of the allocation and
the potential for viability issues to be resolved via the under-provision of affordable
housing.

More details about Rep ID: 1772

Representation ID: 1745

OBJECT Persimmon Homes Ltd., and CALA homes Ltd represented by Turley Associates (Mr Christopher Roberts)

Summary:

The developable areas of the
site are therefore uncertain. Furthermore, proposed Policy D-BUC051 indicates that the
allocation should also provide for a flood alleviation scheme to reduce the risk to both
the site and the wider area. Taking account of such factors (and contrary to the
proposed policy and the Housing Land Supply Soundness Document), it is doubtful that
this site will provide any completions within the next five years. Indeed, in view of the
constraints and infrastructure requirements identified, the viability of development is also
questionable.

More details about Rep ID: 1745

Representation ID: 1502

OBJECT Anglian Water Services Limited (Planning Liaison Manager

Summary:

ask that this text is removed given that the expectation is that surface water will only be discharged to the public sewerage network in exceptional circumstances as outlined in Policy I5 of the Local Plan

More details about Rep ID: 1502

Representation ID: 315

OBJECT Cllr Warren Whyte

Summary:

This site is in the Neighbourhood Plan, but the Site Criteria omits some commitments to make this work

More details about Rep ID: 315

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