Update and New Consultation on CBC Local Plan

A fixed boundary point for development has been agreed by Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC), Fairfield Parish Council (FPC), and Axiom, the applicant developer of the 2,000 proposed homes in the East of Arlesey development in the CBC Local Plan. We have agreed that no development will be allowed on the Fairfield side of the High […]

Inspectors Fears over CBC East of Arlesey Proposals

The scale and location of CBC proposal for the 2,000 homes  East of Arlesey in the Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) Draft Local Plan is not justified, say the inspectors in their initial comments on the Plan. They add that they fear that coalescence between Fairfield and Arlesey could occur by default In a lengthy, first, […]

FPC Responses to Questions raised by Inspector

FPC will be represented by CSA Environmental and Solicitors Blandy and Blandy  at the inquiry on the two days when the two issues we are concerned about will come under the inquiry’s microscope.   Our Consultants have also prepared and submitted robust answers to the questions raised by the Inspectors.   The questions and our […]

East of Arlesey Proposals in full

Policy SA3: East of Arlesey Land to the east of Arlesey as identified on the Proposal Maps, is allocated for a housing-led development consisting of up to 2000 dwellings and a country park. Development in the Strategic Land Allocation will be permitted in accordance with other relevant policies in the Development Plan and the principles […]

Neighbourhood Plan

Fairfield – More a Case of What’s Missing

A major impact on Fairfield will be made if the draft Central Bedfordshire Local Plan gets the go ahead. It is now at an early consultation stage and the parish council are concerned that large areas close to Fairfield are turned from fields to a large housing scheme. FPC recognises there is a need for […]

CBC Local Plan – It’s aims and contents

The Local Plan sets out how Central Bedfordshire (CBC) will develop over the next 20 years. It outlines the strategy for ensuring the growth that is needed is delivered in the right place, and is of the right character and quality. It also seeks to ensure that growth is delivered with the supporting roads, schools […]

Area 3 Proposals – Biggleswade

The CBC overall plan divides the area into groups and Fairfield is in Area 3 Biggleswade. The proposals set out plans for four new villages east of Biggleswade covering around 3,000 homes and 4.6hectares of employment land. They want to develop a network of linked villages and this includes an opportunity to contribute towards the […]