Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Stage

Comment ID 21484897//3
Document Section 1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Potential new policy areas Q48. Do you have any views on our intended approach to flood risk? View all on this section
Respondent Hoddell Associates (Quinton) View all by this respondent
Response Date 09 Dec 2018

We have over a long period put forward for housing development clients’ lands to the south of Clevedon. On page 11 Clevedon is described and the area to the south appears to be excluded on the basis of flood plain issues yet on page 89 it stated that flood defences could result in Clevedon (amongst other towns) contributing significantly to further development needs. In our opinion this would represent a better outcome than the proposed contingency housing site identified in the JSP to the east of M5 J20. We therefore continue to promote the area to the south of the town as having potential for further residential development.

Area to the south of Clevedon is a better contingency location that the site east of Jn 20