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Representations on BMSDC Joint Local Plan Consultation Document (Interactive) - Q71

Representation ID: 13249

COMMENT Sproughton Parish Council (Mrs Susan Frankis)

Summary:

We believe the areas highlighted in the Plan need to be protected and preserved going forward

More details about Rep ID: 13249

Representation ID: 13203

COMMENT Taylor Wimpey represented by Boyer Planning (Mr. James Bailey)

Summary:

We support the Councils Option OS2, which relates to providing the identified need for on-site open space. We consider that any other option would be too prescriptive and would not be appropriate in providing the correct quantum of open space provision across the Districts.

More details about Rep ID: 13203

Representation ID: 12997

COMMENT Dr Jonathan Tuppen

Summary:

We believe the areas highlighted in the Plan need to be protected and preserved going forward

More details about Rep ID: 12997

Representation ID: 12525

COMMENT Taylor Wimpey represented by Boyer Planning (Ms Libby Hindle)

Summary:

We support the Councils Option OS2, which relates to providing the identified need for on-site open space. We consider that any other option would be too prescriptive and would not be appropriate in providing the correct quantum of open space provision across the Districts.

More details about Rep ID: 12525

Representation ID: 12432

COMMENT Old Newton Parish Council (Mrs Karen Price)

Summary:

Our current provision addresses above and beyond the needs of our parish

More details about Rep ID: 12432

Representation ID: 12367

COMMENT Taylor Wimpey represented by Boyer Planning (Mr. James Bailey)

Summary:

We support the Councils Option OS2, which relates to providing the identified need for on-site open space. We consider that any other option would be too prescriptive and would not be appropriate in providing the correct quantum of open space provision across the Districts.

More details about Rep ID: 12367

Representation ID: 11731

COMMENT Lady Valerie Hart

Summary:

I support option NR0S2. Babergh has insufficient green open space. I also support option CF2. I prefer Option 0S1. The weakness in 0S2 is that it will be described otherwise as an aspiration rather than a requirement. I am concerned, in the Chilton Woods development; insufficient protection is being effected through Section 106 and planning obligations to protect open space, sports' facilities and the community facilities. Policies must be followed rather than ignored when a proposed development pleads that the provision of those facilities affects the viability of the proposed development. If not viable it should not go ahead.

More details about Rep ID: 11731

Representation ID: 11251

COMMENT Suffolk Wildlife Trust (Mr James Meyer)

Summary:

Open spaces can have significant biodiversity value and therefore should also be protected for this reason, both in their own right and where they form part of a wider network within the green infrastructure network of the districts.

More details about Rep ID: 11251

Representation ID: 11146

COMMENT Rattlesden Parish Council (Mr Doug Reed)

Summary:

The Parish Council fully supports the need to protect community, recreation and sports facilities, and open spaces.

More details about Rep ID: 11146

Representation ID: 10844

COMMENT Mendlesham Parish Council (Mrs Sharon Jones )

Summary:

No.

More details about Rep ID: 10844

Representation ID: 10382

COMMENT Taylor Wimpey represented by Boyer Planning (Kate Kerrigan)

Summary:

We support the Councils Option OS2, which relates to providing the identified need for on-site open space. We consider that any other option would be too prescriptive and would not be appropriate in providing the correct quantum of open space provision across the Districts.

More details about Rep ID: 10382

Representation ID: 9765

COMMENT Miss R P Baillon

Summary:

In Debenham the Leisure Centre together with the outdoor sports facilities and playground areas should be protected and the local green spaces such as Hoggs Kiss Wood, Hoppit Wood and the lakes and the woodland area next to Coopersfield and the cemetery and opposite the playground area should be protected.

More details about Rep ID: 9765

Representation ID: 9579

COMMENT Cllr John Hinton

Summary:

Above a certain limit - number of homes in total, -a financial contribution per home to the local provider, often the Parish , to encourage more central provision rather than the often piecemeal current provision. Existing provision should be protected as should open areas like the ANOB's where the impact of new development is not taken into consideration.

More details about Rep ID: 9579

Representation ID: 9475

COMMENT Bacton Parish Council (mrs tina newell)

Summary:

All weather and indoor sports facilities. Bacton is over 5 miles from the nearest large sports hall. The MSDC Sports and recreation needs assessment 2014, identifies Bacton as deficient in playing pitches for youth teams, and in children's playspace.

More details about Rep ID: 9475

Representation ID: 9281

COMMENT Sport England (East) (Mr Philip Raiswell)

Summary:

Sport England believes that the priorities for the provision of, enhancement of, and protection of sports facilities and places for outdoor sport should be guided by the outcomes/action plan from the Playing Pitch Strategy and Sports Facilities Strategy work. These documents will provide detailed and robust assessments of local provision including future needs, and therefore should form the basis for policy formulation relating to the protection, enhancement and provision for sport.

More details about Rep ID: 9281

Representation ID: 9089

COMMENT Onehouse Parish Council (Mrs Peggy Fuller)

Summary:

yes

More details about Rep ID: 9089

Representation ID: 8913

COMMENT Mr Peter Powell

Summary:

The areas highlighted in the Plan need to be protected and preserved going forward

More details about Rep ID: 8913

Representation ID: 8870

COMMENT Mr Philip Schofield

Summary:

Include their contribution to resolution of the mushrooming mental health problems we see today

More details about Rep ID: 8870

Representation ID: 8690

COMMENT Redlingfield parish meeting (Ms Janet Norman-Philips)

Summary:

yes

More details about Rep ID: 8690

Representation ID: 8438

OBJECT Acton Parish Council (Mr Paul MacLachlan)

Summary:

The Council would like to see the wording of Option CF2 drawn more tightly where the development outweighs the loss of facilities and alternative provision is made. The following wording is recommended:
"outweighs the loss of the facilities and equivalent, alternative provision can be made elsewhere within the immediate vicinity.

The local knowledge possessed by Parish Councils should be acknowledged and their opinions given greater weight when considering the provision of local open spaces, community and sports facilities.

More details about Rep ID: 8438

Representation ID: 8365

COMMENT Botesdale & Rickinghall CAP Group (Mr. William Sargeant)

Summary:

The Local Plan should combine the saved policies of each council to apply a consistent policy for open space, sports facilities and recreation, while recognising the requirements and policies in Neighbourhood Plans.

More details about Rep ID: 8365

Representation ID: 7697

SUPPORT Chilton Parish Council (Mr Dave Crimmin)

Summary:

We support option NROS2. Babergh has insufficient green open space. We also support option CF2. We prefer Option OS1. The weakness in OS2 is that it will be described otherwise as an aspiration rather than a requirement. We are concerned, in the Chilton Woods development; insufficient protection is being effected through Section 106 and planning obligations to protect open space, sports' facilities and the community facilities. Policies must be followed rather than ignored when a proposed development pleads that the provision of those facilities affects the viability of the proposed development.

More details about Rep ID: 7697

Representation ID: 7413

COMMENT Denham Parish Council (Sarah Foote)

Summary:

Denham Parish Council feels all of these should be protected and considered in relation to local need.

More details about Rep ID: 7413

Representation ID: 7368

COMMENT Great Waldingfield PC (Mr Cecil Allard)

Summary:

. When they are shared with other organisations or neighboring communities their should be additional consultation with any proposed changes.

More details about Rep ID: 7368

Representation ID: 7183

COMMENT Thurston Parish Council (Mrs Victoria Waples)

Summary:

Requirements should be related to identified needs and should cover as a minimum open space for residential development of 1 hectare or more where this has been identified through the Neighbourhood Plan for that particular area.

More details about Rep ID: 7183

Representation ID: 7092

COMMENT Mrs Tania Farrow

Summary:

Existing facilities should be protected and new facilities should be considered in future developments

More details about Rep ID: 7092

Representation ID: 6926

COMMENT Mrs Linda Rushton

Summary:

Great Waldingfield has no formal sports facilities for its existing residents.

More details about Rep ID: 6926

Representation ID: 6765

COMMENT Freston Parish Council (Ms Elizabeth Aldous)

Summary:

This should be a prime requirement to support the health and well being of Freston's residents, therefore should be considered, protected and supported, unfortunately this village is not supported in this area.

More details about Rep ID: 6765

Representation ID: 6469

COMMENT Mrs Rhona Jermyn

Summary:

Protect and preserve areas already highlighted in the plan, plus flood plains could provide recreational areas, Special landscape areas must be protected. The unique character and landscape of the Babergh District should be carefully and delicately handled. Whilst encouraging open and recreational areas.

More details about Rep ID: 6469

Representation ID: 6100

COMMENT Little Waldingfield Parish Council (Mr Andy Sheppard)

Summary:

Nothing immediately springs to mind.

More details about Rep ID: 6100

Representation ID: 5954

COMMENT Little Cornard Parish Council (Mr Dave Crimmin)

Summary:

Yes and adopt CF1, any large development should include provision/protection of facilities. Consideration of wider area to identify gaps which can be filled. It is not acceptable to just provide yet another football pitch which will be underused and poorly looked after. Sports facilities need to be more specialist and centralised. Babergh has a shortfall of all weather pitches for a variety of sports.

More details about Rep ID: 5954

Representation ID: 5917

SUPPORT Mrs Nicky Willshere

Summary:

Yes - the local community use and enjoy open spaces and areas of outstanding natural beauty not to retain and protect these is a crime against the environment. We also need to add and enhance these to support increased usage by expanding population

More details about Rep ID: 5917

Representation ID: 5800

COMMENT Long Melford Parish Council (Mr Robert Wiliams)

Summary:

Yes, where there is to be significant population growth.

More details about Rep ID: 5800

Representation ID: 5665

COMMENT Pinewood Parish Council (Mrs Sandra Peartree)

Summary:

Maintain sports facilities where attached to schools.

More details about Rep ID: 5665

Representation ID: 5496

COMMENT Mrs Louise Baldry

Summary:

District council should protect existing community open/green spaces and create more. Green or open space should be part of all development

More details about Rep ID: 5496

Representation ID: 5326

COMMENT Mrs Ann Hurst

Summary:

The proposals need to consider promoting mental well being and healthy lifestyle whether it be a sports facility open space or allotment. If development follows what has become the norm any new houses will be crammed in with no garden space

More details about Rep ID: 5326

Representation ID: 5170

COMMENT Stradbroke Parish Council (Odile Wladon)

Summary:

This is considered a local issue and should be covered by policies in a Neighbourhood Plan.

More details about Rep ID: 5170

Representation ID: 5041

COMMENT Brantham Parish Council (Mrs Sarah Keys)

Summary:

We would support these policies, OS 2, NROS 2, POS 2 due to the limitations of the NPPF approach.

More details about Rep ID: 5041

Representation ID: 4984

COMMENT Nedging with Naughton Parish Council (Miss LYNN ALLUM)

Summary:

A major problem with open spaces, sports and community facilities is the cost of provision and increasingly, the cost of maintenance. Unless sufficient funds are available there will be an inevitable loss of facilities and utilisation.

More details about Rep ID: 4984

Representation ID: 4828

COMMENT Woolverstone Parish Council (Mr Simon Pearce)

Summary:

Difficult to respond in a vacuum.

More details about Rep ID: 4828

Representation ID: 4764

COMMENT Lavenham Parish Council (Carroll Reeve)

Summary:

OS2, NROS2 and POS2 apply.

More details about Rep ID: 4764

Representation ID: 4563

COMMENT Kersey Parish Council (Mrs Sarah Partridge)

Summary:

Open space, sports and community facilities should be required and protected.

More details about Rep ID: 4563

Representation ID: 4149

COMMENT Mr John Bellwood

Summary:

I believe the areas highlighted in the Plan need to be protected and preserved going forward

More details about Rep ID: 4149

Representation ID: 3722

COMMENT Mr Neil Lister

Summary:

District council should protect existing community open/green spaces and create more. Green or open space should be part of all development. OS2, NROS2, POS2 and CF2 all have potential to protect open spaces.

More details about Rep ID: 3722

Representation ID: 3546

COMMENT Fressingfield Parish Council (Mr Alexander Day)

Summary:

It is incumbent on any district council to protect existing open&green spaces within a community as an amenity.Similarly a proportion of green or open space should be built in to any planned development, none more so than in urban areas.It was noted from experience by the Parish Council that the long term maintenance of these green spaces, open spaces or children's play areas will fall on the local community at additional cost within their precept.As such we see options OS2, NROS2,POS2 and CF2 as means to protect open spaces, both residential and non residential and the protection of community facilities.

More details about Rep ID: 3546

Representation ID: 3512

COMMENT Mr John Kitson

Summary:

I believe the areas highlighted in the Plan need to be protected and preserved going forward

More details about Rep ID: 3512

Representation ID: 3094

COMMENT Mrs June Webb

Summary:

Playing fields, including childrens play area are essential to communities. Sproughtons should be protected as it is.

More details about Rep ID: 3094

Representation ID: 3028

COMMENT Wortham & Burgate Parish Council (mrs Netty Verkroost)

Summary:

These should always be protected in order to encourage a healthy lifestyle and sense of community

More details about Rep ID: 3028

Representation ID: 2987

COMMENT Diss & District Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group (Ms Deborah Sarson)

Summary:

The DDNPSG is currently minded that provision should be appropriate to local needs and circumstances coupled with assured protection of existing facilities. It expresses a preference for Options OS2, NROS2 and POS2.

More details about Rep ID: 2987

Representation ID: 2681

COMMENT Cockfield Parish Council (Mr Doug Reed)

Summary:

Cockfield Parish Council supports policy CF2 and sees the need to protect school sports fields and recreation facilities.

More details about Rep ID: 2681

Representation ID: 2316

COMMENT Chelmondiston PC (Mrs Rosie Kirkup)

Summary:

All of the above should be required to be provided with any new development over a modest size. In rural areas these open spaces should be rigorously protected from development as they provide important recreation opportunities not only for local residents but also for visitors from built up areas.

More details about Rep ID: 2316

Representation ID: 2270

COMMENT Battisford Parish Council (Mr Chris Knock)

Summary:

Apply council tax to empty properties, and double it if still empty after a year.

More details about Rep ID: 2270

Representation ID: 1968

COMMENT Palgrave Parish Council (Sarah Foote)

Summary:

Appropriate to local needs and circumstances and with assured protection of existing facilities.

More details about Rep ID: 1968

Representation ID: 1870

COMMENT Debenham Parish Council (Mr Richard Blackwell)

Summary:

Uncertain on this point.

More details about Rep ID: 1870

Representation ID: 1608

COMMENT Mr Alf Hannan

Summary:

Community centres for young and elderly - young so that teenagers can go, be safe, without access to alcohol, have something to do; elderly - so that they do not become isolated, keep mentally active and feel worthwhile

More details about Rep ID: 1608

Representation ID: 840

COMMENT Supporters Against Fressingfield Expansion (SAFE) (Dr John Castro)

Summary:

Open spaces should be protected, not only Local Green Space.

More details about Rep ID: 840

Representation ID: 333

COMMENT Mr Simon Barrett

Summary:

Yes, School/ Village Halls etc.

More details about Rep ID: 333

Representation ID: 144

COMMENT Mrs Sara Knight

Summary:

In areas of rural deprivation the importance to fostering strong support networks in small communities of 'hubs' of activity such as playing fields and village halls can be overlooked.

More details about Rep ID: 144

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