Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Stage

Document Section 1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Banwell Garden Village Q11. Do you agree with the principles set out for Banwell Garden Village and would you suggest any changes to these? We consider that establishing the principles is a fundamental step towards developing the detail for development in these areas. [View all comments on this section]
Comment ID 936033//8
Respondent Tom Leimdorfer [View all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 24 Nov 2018
Comment

The design principles for this settlement look sound. It is vitally important that they should not be watered down by allowing 'viability issues' (large profit margins) of developers to reduce quality, proportion of affordable housing or ecological issues. Thought should be given to access from the smaller settlements at Hewish and Puxton as the new Banwell Village will be their nearest centre for a range of facilities.

Summary
The design principles for this settlement look sound. It is vitally important that they should not be watered down by allowing 'viability issues' (large profit margins) of developers to reduce quality, proportion of affordable housing or ecological issues
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