- In identifying the most important green spaces (for potential Local Green Space designation), the West Orchard scored highest.
- In the group activity for identifying overall priorities, the West and east Orchards were joint top scorers.
- In the individual activity for identifying overall priorities, the West Orchard scored highest.
The Governments Planning Policies are outlined in their National Planning Policy Framework and reinforced in CBCs Local Development Framework.
Planning Policy Statement 9 notes. The governments objectives for planning include: ‘to conserve, enhance and restore the diversity of Englands wildlife and geology by sustaining, and where possible improving, the quality and extent of natural habitat’
To allow development on this site would be contradictory to this objective.4. The long established trees within the site have Tree Preservation Orders on them and it would be very difficult to avoid some damage to those trees as a result of the construction work.
Last modified: August 18, 2022