Core Strategy - Consultation Draft

Comment ID 3620513/CSCD/15
Document Section Core Strategy - Consultation Draft Chapter 3: Spatial Policies Delivering a Prosperous Economy CS20: Supporting a Successful Economy CS20: Supporting a Successful Economy View all on this section
Respondent LandTrust Developments Ltd View all by this respondent
Agent Deleted User
Response Date 17 Mar 2010
CS20: Supporting a Successful Economy - this needs to be more
sophisticated in establishing that development at Weston-super-Mare
needs to be employment led, but that the urban extension to the south
west of Bristol does not, as only this complementary approach is
consistent with bringing about the reduction in car-based commuting
which is a basic plank of the strategy. Where appropriate, ie for all
development at Weston-super-Mare, the quantified link between the
numbers of jobs that have to have come forward for each home that is
allowed has to be made a matter of policy rather than text, and the
ratio of jobs to homes needs to be significantly higher because of the
'pipeline' effect and in order to make any real inroads into the present