Proposed Housing Development Adjacent to HESC
The proposed development appears to moving forward and we realise this is a major concern to many of our members, who quite rightly, have deep concerns regarding the effect that such a development would have on the nature reserve.
We are advised that a development on this land would be contrary to all the following relevant policies contained within: Milton Keynes Local Plan 2001-2011 Adopted December 2005
S STRATEGIC POLICYOPEN COUNTRYSIDE POLICY S10. Page 25/26
AREAS OF ATTRACTIVE LANDSCAPE POLICY S11. Page 26
LINEAR PARKS POLICY S12. Page 27
CONSERVING AND ENHANCING LANDSCAPE CHARACTER POLICY NE4. Page 51
NORTHERN EXPANSION AREA. Pages 78/79/80
LINFORD LAKES AREA POLICY KS3 Page 85/86
NATURE CONSERVATION SITES POLICY NE1
We understand a pre planning application has been made as per the following notification issued by MKC Planning Office. It is not clear at this stage if the public can make their feelings known. But we pass on this information for those of you who are wondering who they can contact with any concerns.
10th April 2014
Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (As Amended)
Town and Country Planning (General Procedure) Order 1995
Application no: 14/00735/PRELAR
Proposal: A development of 250 residential dwellings and ancillary parking and open space landscape areas, plus creation of a country park, with a visitor interpretation centre and associated parking and new access roads.
At: Land North of Wolverton Road Linford Lakes Milton Keynes
I have received the above application which can be viewed via the Council's Public Access system using the link: www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/publicaccess
I would be grateful to receive any comments you may have about the proposal within 21 days of the date of this letter. If no reply is received within this period the application may be decided without your comments. It would be helpful if you could email your comments to me as this saves us having to scan documents.
Senior Planning Officer