A White Paper on proposed changes to the planning system The White paper put out for consultation proposes a radical change to the planning system. That consultation ends on the 29 October 2020. First you can read the White Paper by clicking here However a summary of the 84 page pdf file may help. This… Continue reading Planning for the Future
Bowes gate Development (20/1406N) This is an application to make a ‘minor adjustment’ to the original application.(15/1666N). This application was for 11 dwellings to include affordable housing ‘on-site’. Now the developers wish to ‘transfer’ the affordable housing to the development next to the medical centre off Vicarage lane. Let’s remind ourselves of the consent given… Continue reading A Non-Material Minor Adjustment
Update October 2020 Duchy make a hurried return! Yes folks, Duchy Homes are back in charge of the development to the east of Bunbury Lane. This development is now being referred to as Cardamine Gardens. The five’ Affordable’ houses have been acquired by Guinness Partnership and the remaining 10 houses are already being snapped-up. Update… Continue reading Duchy have a new development (19/3767N)
Yes another update on oak Gardens! When will it end. Having been refused on several reserved matters , Crabtree are back in double quick time with a new applications (19/5534N and 19/5489D). What Crabtree has now created is four 1 bedroomed apartments. These replace the two two bedroomed semi-detached properties as shown on this site… Continue reading Oak Gardens Development
Up da te September 30th 2019 A pplication 16/2010N continues to struggle with the reserved matters. These are being dealt with under application 19/3992N and 19/3985D . A number of reports from CE officers have been added during September. 1 . PROW troubles continue with several errors and corrections being made to get the design… Continue reading Further Developments on Oak Gardens
Please note that the agenda for each Parish Council can be viewed on the official PC website here The minutes of each meeting are also available on the same web page. Our service is ‘unofficial’ but much quicker! From our Parish Council correspondent: Please note that each month the latest update will appear at the… Continue reading Parish Council Notes 2019
In a discussion on a recent application (19/0803N) to build 7 more houses on a greenfield site in Wyche Lane, the issue of phasing arose. It was not then seen as a major issue but I think it deserves greater prominence. Our Neighbourhood Plan was ‘made’; ,as the silly phrase goes, in March 2016. It… Continue reading The Phasing of Housing in Bunbury
On the last day of the Parliamentary year – always a ‘good’ day for bad news – the government published the new National Planning Policy Framework. This is the set of rules that defines where houses are built, what type and how affordable. It sets the agenda for planners, Local Councils and developers. And most… Continue reading New National Planning Policy Framework – first thoughts.
It has been a little quiet on the planning front for a bit now. According to the Parish Council (PC) Chair Ron Pulford, it’s been a year since the village ‘welcomed’ an application to build another 15, or so homes. Since 2010 the village has seen the addition of 100 new homes. The developments include… Continue reading All quiet on the planning front?
We have had a busy year again. The first change to mention is that we are now the Bunbury Action Group. Why the change? Often particular groups emerge to fight a given development but disappear as soon as the application is decided. It is to be hoped that with one organisation we can maintain the… Continue reading Review of 2017