Sites and Policies Plan Consultation Draft

Comment ID 8141825//2
Document Section Sites and Policies Plan Consultation Draft Clevedon, Nailsea and Portishead CD1-2 View all on this section
Respondent Clevedon Town Council View all by this respondent
Response Date 19 Apr 2013
Comment

POLICY CD1 THE TRIANGLE, CLEVEDON TOWN CENTRE

It is stated that within this area

·  A1 uses are to be concentrated in the primary shopping frontages defined on the Proposals Map;

·  outside the primary shopping frontages other town centre and economises which increase footfall, vitality and viability will be permitted;

·  residential and office use is encouraged on upper storeys;

·  small scale residential and change of use will only be permitted on the edges of the town centre if it can be demonstrated that town centre uses are no longer viable;

·  loss of public car parking spaces within this area will not be permitted;

·  enhancements to the public realm will be sought and encourages.

RESOLVED:  The Town Council does not wish to encourage further fast food takeaway establishments as these units do not encourage people to stay and use the town centre.

 

POLICY CD2 HILL ROAD/ALEXANDRA ROAD DISTRICT CENTRE

It is stated that within this area

·  specialist small scale shops, craft workshops, cafes and restaurants will be supported throughout the area and the loss of these uses on the street frontages will be resisted.  Opportunities to increase outdoor café culture should be pursued and welcomes provided they do not hinder pedestrian access;

·  opportunities to increase public car parking should be sought where possible;

·  increased pedestrian links and improvements with the seafront will be encouraged;

·  regeneration of the Regent Hotel will be pursued for a mix of uses including residential and commercial with environmental improvements to the benefit of the area; and

·  scope for improvements to the public realm should be taken where possible.

RESOLVED:  No further comment.  Request spelling of Alexandra Road is changed.

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