The Wiltshire Housing Plan and Church Lane.
By David Feather
If anyone is wondering about the Wiltshire Housing Plan and its proposals for the area off Church Lane, it seems that you will have to keep on wondering for some time more. We have not forgotten about it and are watching “progress”. The wheels of bureaucracy grind on very slowly but hopefully this will be of advantage to those of us who love Southwick Country Park. We need to ensure that the planners get it right.
You will eventually have the opportunity of commenting once more on the plan through a further consultation. In a letter to the Inspector in June, Alistair Cunningham, the Executive Director of Wiltshire Council, wrote:-
“ the Council will prepare, appraise and consult on a schedule of ‘Additional Main Modifications’ (AMMs) to address all the specific matters set out in your preliminary advice note. It is our intention to move quickly and provide you with a draft schedule of AMMs for your consideration before end July 2019.”
There is no indication on the Wiltshire Council website that this has yet been done. We will keep watching. It is not as interesting as watching the wildlife, but it has to be done.
( PS If you want something to help you sleep, read some of the stuff on http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/planning-housing-sites-examination )
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