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Representations on BMSDC Joint Local Plan Consultation Document (Interactive) - Q20

Representation ID: 13169

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

Summary:

We do not consider there to be any other types of housing that should be planned for / required in the emerging Local Plan, unless there are any further requirements set out within the appropriate SHMA.

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Representation ID: 13130

COMMENT Suffolk County Council (Mr. Robert Feakes)

Summary:

The County Council would welcome the opportunity to discuss how appropriate homes could be provided in the appropriate numbers for those with physical and learning disabilities.

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Representation ID: 12928

COMMENT Dr Jonathan Tuppen

Summary:

The known demographic indicates there are many older people who require bungalows or ground floor apartments. The former are now a rarity on new build sites - this should be addressed and actively considered when reviewing planning applications

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Representation ID: 12491

COMMENT Stoke by Nayland Parish Council (Mr James Dark)

Summary:

Comments apply to villages within AONBs only.
A suitable way to maximise the housing for local people on local incomes is for the development to be undertaken by a local almshouse charity.
Crucial point is to keep development away from commercial developers and for it to be an "exception site" basis

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Representation ID: 12483

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

Summary:

We do not consider there to be any other types of housing that should be planned for / required in the emerging Local Plan, unless there are any further requirements set out within the appropriate SHMA.

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Representation ID: 12326

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

Summary:

We do not consider there to be any other types of housing that should be planned for / required in the emerging Local Plan, unless there are any further requirements set out within the appropriate SHMA.

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Representation ID: 11603

COMMENT South Suffolk Constituency Labour Party (Ms Emma Bishton)

Summary:

No mention of social or council housing, despite an explicit acknowledgement in the plan that housing costs are typically 9 times higher than average earnings, and housing in many rural areas is unaffordable. Increase in council housing could be a significant step forward in ensuring that there is sufficient truly affordable housing to enable young people to stay in the area, a clear priority for the council given the skew of the population towards older age groups over the next 20 years. Why, given the expressed need for substantial increase in sheltered housing, has Babergh decommissioned its own housing stock?

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Representation ID: 11178

COMMENT Old Newton Parish Council (Mrs Karen Price)

Summary:

Assisted living or sheltered accommodation for the elderly.

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Representation ID: 11005

COMMENT Stowmarket Town Council (Ms Michelle Marshall)

Summary:

Stowmarket Town Council believes that facilitation of a mix of housing types within developments is essential for the long-term sustainability of developments.

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Representation ID: 10916

SUPPORT Lady Anne Windsor Charity (Deborah Langstaff)

Summary:

Yes, almshouses as provided and operated by local almshouse charities. Specific policy should be carefully considered to support the inclusion of a number of almshouses within all new housing developments to ensure the longevity and preservation of both local urban and rural communities.

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Representation ID: 10784

COMMENT Mendlesham Parish Council (Mrs Sharon Jones )

Summary:

No

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Representation ID: 10401

COMMENT Delphi Diesel Systems represented by Colliers International (Mr Leigh Thomas)

Summary:

We consider that a bespoke approach is often most appropriate when assessing development proposals. We would therefore support a policy approach to housing mix that allows for the constraints and opportunities of each development site to be taken into account, and does not set overly prescriptive requirements that would not be appropriate in all areas. We would therefore support the proposed Option HM1. Notwithstanding, if residential development was to come forward on the site at Newton Road, it would make a significant contribution to the delivery of a significant number of homes required in the Borough and could accommodate a mix of dwellings.

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Representation ID: 10275

COMMENT Taylor Wimpey represented by Boyer Planning (Kate Kerrigan)

Summary:

We do not consider there to be any other types of housing that should be planned for / required in the emerging Local Plan, unless there are any further requirements set out within the appropriate SHMA.

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Representation ID: 9969

COMMENT Julie Brown

Summary:

* I support policies that increase the provision of Bungalows and Accessible housing.
* A factor being ignored is that we are living longer, and the number of retired people selling houses in city areas migrating to the area.
* The aging population is looking for bungalows but they will also need more care so there will be a need to increase health and care infrastructure.

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Representation ID: 9967

COMMENT Julie Brown

Summary:

Any developments should consist of various size options of houses, accessible houses, affordable homes and bungalows.

Housing needs should come before profits for developers.

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Representation ID: 9710

COMMENT Miss R P Baillon

Summary:

There should be homes similar to those built in Chelmsford city centre for the homeless as interim homes. Suitable sites could be chosen in towns and they would help to prevent vulnerable people having to sleep on the streets. This would enable organisations that help the homeless to be in a position to help and monitor the occupants. In a country such as ours, it is scandalous that we have people sleeping on the streets particularly when we have a section of society who are vulgarly rich, many of whom have several luxurious properties both in the UK and abroad.

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Representation ID: 9535

COMMENT Cllr John Hinton

Summary:

As a nation we tend to avoid "flats". They can in social housing terms meet requirements for "high density housing" without the appearance of overcrowding and at reduced heights - say 3 - 4 stories can blend into less intensive areas. Floor size and tight management are essential criteria to their subsequent viability.

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Representation ID: 9436

COMMENT Bacton Parish Council (mrs tina newell)

Summary:

Sheltered accommodation for the elderly. Bungalows for elderly and mobility impaired.

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Representation ID: 9387

COMMENT Beyton Parish Council (Ms Adele Pope)

Summary:

One bedroom apartments or quarter houses, to ensure an appropriate spread of couples /individuals in Beyton village is considered desirable.

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Representation ID: 9383

COMMENT Mrs Mel Seager

Summary:

Housing mix should consider need not greatest developers profits.
I support policies that increase the provision of Bungalows and Accessible housing
A factor apparently ignored is that we are living longer, and the number of retired people selling high value houses in city areas migrating to the area. The ageing population is looking for bungalows but they will also need more care so there will be a need to increase health and care infrastructure.

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Representation ID: 9131

COMMENT Mr Bay Knowles represented by Keymer Cavendish Limited (Mr Edward Keymer)

Summary:

Quality housing in landscaped setting

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Representation ID: 9017

COMMENT Onehouse Parish Council (Mrs Peggy Fuller)

Summary:

Future proofing new builds to ensure that they are economic / green and accommodate wheelchair or disabled / less mobile occupants to reduce the need for changing homes.

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Representation ID: 8549

COMMENT Mr David Pettitt represented by Keymer Cavendish Limited (Philippa Hull)

Summary:

Quality housing in landscaped setting. See attached master plan for 250-300 houses to be built over 5-10 years. The proposal offers a long-term solution to the growth needs of the village, with newly created accessible open space alongside the brook.

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Representation ID: 8294

OBJECT Acton Parish Council (Mr Paul MacLachlan)

Summary:

The Council supports adoption of options HM2 and HM3.

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Representation ID: 8082

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

Summary:

20 Housing particularly suited to the needs of the elderly, with considerations of accessibility and the avoidance of stairs should be included. Sheltered housing is also in demand.

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Representation ID: 8024

COMMENT Tattingstone Parish Council (mrs Jane Connell-Smith)

Summary:

Tattingstone Parish Council sees a great need for Affordable and Social housing for those many people who cannot afford homes and who are forced into expensive private, often substandard, rented properties.

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Representation ID: 7963

SUPPORT Hadleigh Town Council (Mrs Carol Bailey)

Summary:

See previous question

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Representation ID: 7914

SUPPORT Mr David Watts

Summary:

New housing should meet local needs - including bungalows (for teh aging population), sheltered housing and small houses to rent and buy at affordable prices.

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Representation ID: 7604

COMMENT Mrs Annette Brennand

Summary:

See response to Q19.

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Representation ID: 7583

COMMENT Mr Peter Powell

Summary:

Single storey homes for older people, wheel chair users and disabled people. These require ease of access both inside and outside.

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Representation ID: 7477

COMMENT Mx Miles Row

Summary:

Social housing and pitches for gypsies and travellers as these are both types with high identified unmet need which lead to other costs by being unmet. Multi storey flats not high rises but to conserve the environment more will need to build upwards.

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Representation ID: 7466

COMMENT Ms Helen Davies

Summary:

Single storey homes for older people, wheel chair users and disabled people. These require ease of access both inside and outside.

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Representation ID: 7412

COMMENT Dr DAVID Brennand

Summary:

See response to Q19 above.

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Representation ID: 7333

OBJECT Ms Sharon Maxwell

Summary:

To support housing associations and homes for social rent should be encouraged.

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Representation ID: 7329

SUPPORT Ms Sharon Maxwell

Summary:

Single storey homes for the elderly.

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Representation ID: 7141

COMMENT Great Waldingfield PC (Mr Cecil Allard)

Summary:

Need for more single occupancy dwellings and attractive practical communal living for ageing population.

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Representation ID: 7019

COMMENT Thurston Parish Council (Mrs Victoria Waples)

Summary:

Specialised housing and care homes given that we have an ageing population.

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Representation ID: 6713

COMMENT Yaxley Parish Council (Mr Philip Freeman)

Summary:

There should be a mix of housing. Consider purpose-built homes for dual generation living e.g. houses with attached annexes for children remaining at home into independence or elderly relatives. As more grandparents are supporting children with childcare this would make practical sense.

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Representation ID: 6690

COMMENT Mr Alan Lewis

Summary:

Possibly already covered under the 'Specialist' category, but if not the council should consider the provision of temporary accommodation to support vulnerable people, those under-going difficult circumstances.

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Representation ID: 6652

COMMENT ms sally sparrow

Summary:

Single storey homes for older people, wheelchair users and disabled people. These require ease of access both inside and outside.

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Representation ID: 6396

COMMENT MSDC Green Group (Cllr John Matthissen)

Summary:

Sheltered housing for particular needs, such as dementia, physical disability, Autism. Projections of need for these groups should be applied.

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Representation ID: 6392

SUPPORT Barham Parish Council (Mrs Joanne Culley)

Summary:

Nothing that we are aware of.

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Representation ID: 6325

COMMENT Freston Parish Council (Ms Elizabeth Aldous)

Summary:

Many older people in our village would like to see more housing suitable for independent elderly people but allow them to remain in their rural communities where they have been for 60 plus years. These would be, ideally, smaller with greater convenience e.g. electric socket height, type of heating etc.; but, still with small gardens.

Likewise, young people in our community want to stay here but planning policy has allowed simple 2 bedroom cottages in our village to be extended to four bedrooms and, consequently, out of their price range

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Representation ID: 6240

COMMENT Sproughton Parish Council (Mrs Susan Frankis)

Summary:

Yes.
Range of affordable homes including single storey for older people and the less mobile, at mid to low price ranges must be a priority. These need to be provided on good and not sub-standard sites and be well integrated into the range of housing types.

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Representation ID: 6156

COMMENT Mr Colin Johnston

Summary:

We already have a model in the old almshouse developments where a one storey open square with a green space garden was in the middle. The individual units were small to accommodate 1 or 2 elderly people coming towards the end of their lives. The units were joined terrace style to maximise the use of space yet provide a safe environment (all the dwellings facing towards the garden) and an environment where people could choose when to associate with others or simply have their own space.

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Representation ID: 5889

COMMENT Little Waldingfield Parish Council (Mr Andy Sheppard)

Summary:

Nothing immediately springs to mind.

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Representation ID: 5861

COMMENT Little Cornard Parish Council (Mr Dave Crimmin)

Summary:

Planning for sheltered housing should be improved to take more account of resource needs and access issues for residents and carers.

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Representation ID: 5847

COMMENT Mrs Nicky Willshere

Summary:

Future proofing new builds to ensure that they are economic / green and accommodate wheelchair or disabled / less mobile occupants to reduce the need for changing homes.

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Representation ID: 5708

SUPPORT Mr Carroll Reeve

Summary:

One and a half bedroom properties for the long term single, and individuals and couples starting out in adult life and older people toward the end of their lives. This type of accommodation provides total flexibility.

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Representation ID: 5542

COMMENT Pinewood Parish Council (Mrs Sandra Peartree)

Summary:

Social and council.

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Representation ID: 5461

COMMENT Denham Parish Council (Sarah Foote)

Summary:

Denham Parish Council wishes to see consideration being given to supported housing for the elderly.

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Representation ID: 5151

COMMENT Mrs Rosemary Jones

Summary:

Mixed housing for different types of requirement. Not all elderly people want to live on a bungaloid estate.

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Representation ID: 5136

SUPPORT Long Melford Parish Council (Mr Robert Wiliams)

Summary:

Yes, residential and nursing homes.

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Representation ID: 5115

COMMENT Stradbroke Parish Council (Odile Wladon)

Summary:

Of course, there is always a need for market led housing, but it needs to be managed with affordability in the community.

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Representation ID: 4898

COMMENT Nedging with Naughton Parish Council (Miss LYNN ALLUM)

Summary:

Homes for the elderly.

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Representation ID: 4897

OBJECT Nedging with Naughton Parish Council (Miss LYNN ALLUM)

Summary:

No this should be market driven.

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Representation ID: 4618

COMMENT Woolverstone Parish Council (Mr Simon Pearce)

Summary:

Many older people in our village would like to see more housing suitable for independent elderly people but allow them to remain in their rural communities where they have been for 60 plus years. These would be, ideally, smaller with greater convenience e.g. electric socket height, type of heating etc.; but, still with small gardens.

Likewise, young people in our community want to stay here but planning policy has allowed simple 2 bedroom cottages in our village to be extended to four bedrooms and, consequently, out of their price range.

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Representation ID: 4616

COMMENT Lavenham Parish Council (Carroll Reeve)

Summary:

One and a half bedroom properties for the long term single, and individuals and couples starting out in adult life and toward the end of their lives. This type of accommodation provides total flexibility.

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Representation ID: 4485

COMMENT Kersey Parish Council (Mrs Sarah Partridge)

Summary:

In small towns and Ipswich Fringe, where this type of development would be appropriate, small blocks of flats could be considered. This would accommodate more people in a smaller space.

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Representation ID: 4355

COMMENT Mrs Louise Baldry

Summary:

House to be in keeping with the village look - starter homes & bungalows for the ageing population

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Representation ID: 4208

COMMENT Mrs Rhona Jermyn

Summary:

A range of affordable homes including single story for older people, less mobile at mid to low range prices must be a priority. Affordable housing for young families and first time buyers. Houses should be on good and not substandard sites and be well integrated into a range of houses. Smaller developments are priority supplied by local builders and workforce. Large developers should be constrained from only building for max profit.
Adequate provision for cars should be applied. Its a rural area, one car per house hold is not normal. Ref Jovian Way Ipswich- NO PROV FOR CARS.

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Representation ID: 4095

SUPPORT Mr Graham Jones

Summary:

One bedroom flats or quarter houses to ensure an appropriate spread of couples/individuals

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Representation ID: 4036

COMMENT Mr Vic Durrant

Summary:

Provisions for Affordable homes should also consider Starter homes which are more appropriate to support growth of local community.

Housing mix should consider NEED not greatest developer's profits.

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Representation ID: 3780

COMMENT Mrs June Durrant

Summary:

Provisions for Affordable homes should also consider Starter homes which are more appropriate to support growth of local community.

Housing mix should consider NEED not greatest developer's profits.

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Representation ID: 3664

COMMENT Mr Neil Lister

Summary:

Controlled rent, where the rent is set for a specified rise per annum (below inflation

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Representation ID: 3431

COMMENT Mr John Kitson

Summary:

Single storey homes for older people, wheel chair users and disabled people. These require ease of access both inside and outside.

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Representation ID: 3410

COMMENT Fressingfield Parish Council (Mr Alexander Day)

Summary:

It was the Parish Council's view that attention should be focussed on not treating each Core or Hinterland village in the same way. We would urge MSDC to apply a more forensic approach to the housing policy by seeing a village with predominantly older population with 3/4 bedroom privately owned houses, poor transport links and remote from larger business opportunities as different from another core village which demonstrates the opposite. One size doesn't necessarily fit all. The Parish Council were also mindful when considering this question of the need for an aging population to 'downsize' from larger properties.

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Representation ID: 2969

COMMENT Wortham & Burgate Parish Council (mrs Netty Verkroost)

Summary:

Surveys carried out in this area proved that there is a need for smaller, low cost affordable homes.
Bungalows and smaller housing units should remain as such in perpetuity through the removal of Permitted Development Rights.

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Representation ID: 2860

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

Summary:

Not at this time. However the DDNPSG notes the shifting preference for delivering more care in a person's own home than in specialised care homes. Given the current crisis for social services and the NHS in funding such care it is considered that ability to adapt to changing models is appropriate.

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Representation ID: 2783

COMMENT Felsham Parish Council (Mrs Paula Gladwell)

Summary:

Social and low cost with high efficiency, self sustaining with solar/wind

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Representation ID: 2609

COMMENT Cockfield Parish Council (Mr Doug Reed)

Summary:

Cockfield Parish Council proposes assisted living/sheltered and care homes subject to sustainable locations.

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Representation ID: 2398

COMMENT Chelmondiston PC (Mrs Rosie Kirkup)

Summary:

A focus on the needs of single people, both young and elderly; sheltered communal living.

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Representation ID: 2140

COMMENT Capel St Mary Parish Council (Mrs Julie Lawes)

Summary:

Yes, sheltered and very sheltered accommodation, available to all i.e. not just as part of the Help to Buy scheme.

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Representation ID: 1987

COMMENT Mrs Tania Farrow

Summary:

I would support options HM2/HM3. We should look to ensure that housing is available to support people throughout the various stages of life from young people through to families and then to allow downsizing, retirement and residential care. This will retain people in local communities rather than just attracting people from outside existing communities

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Representation ID: 1917

COMMENT Palgrave Parish Council (Sarah Foote)

Summary:

Not at this time.

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Representation ID: 1813

COMMENT Debenham Parish Council (Mr Richard Blackwell)

Summary:

Design of homes that enable people to stay in their own homes longer must be considered.

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Representation ID: 1748

COMMENT Mr Richard Blackwell

Summary:

Design of homes that enable people to stay in their own homes longer must be considered.

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Representation ID: 1728

COMMENT Mr. A. Breen

Summary:

Council houses. To reduce the overall demand and to control rents in the private sector the local authorities should intervene in the market either through building their own homes or providing grants for certain projects such as eco-friendly development or through local authority mortgages.

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Representation ID: 1549

COMMENT Mrs Elizabeth Schmitt

Summary:

Council houses

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Representation ID: 1399

COMMENT Mr Alf Hannan

Summary:

Bungalows

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Representation ID: 1398

COMMENT Mr Alf Hannan

Summary:

Starter homes, 2- and 3-bed market homes

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Representation ID: 1134

COMMENT Great Ashfield PC (arthur peake)

Summary:

We have examples of multi generation planning where up to 3 generations will live within one site, sharing services. This could be a separate planning guideline to release housing stock.

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Representation ID: 947

COMMENT Mr Roy Barker

Summary:

Three Generation units. 2 houses one curtlage 3 generations living sharing facilities oil, electricity car etc Ie like a granny annex but larger.

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Representation ID: 846

OBJECT Mr. Nick Miller for Sudbury Green Belt Group

Summary:

We give what we consider very strong arguments to include a programme of Social Housing

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Representation ID: 802

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

Summary:

No

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Representation ID: 637

SUPPORT Redgrave Parish Council (Mr John Giddings)

Summary:

RPC considers the Council clearly needs to support provision of family homes with 2,3, and 4 bedrooms.

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Representation ID: 274

COMMENT Mr Simon Barrett

Summary:

Module, or 'off the shelve'

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Representation ID: 189

COMMENT Mr D C Warren

Summary:

Concil houses

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