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Representations on BMSDC Joint Local Plan Consultation Document (Interactive) - Q41

Representation ID: 12871

COMMENT Tidal Hill Limited represented by Armstrong Rigg Planning (Mr Geoff Armstrong)

Summary:

A positive, proactive and supportive approach should be adopted. Our clients success in letting former agricultural barns to businesses at Park Farm Barns provides evidence of the commercial demand for business accommodation in this location. As indicated in the Ipswich Economic Area Sector Needs Assessment, the focus going forward should be on provision of high quality business accommodation with a range of out of town and semi-rural locations within easy access of the key markets of the ports, Ipswich and transport corridors of the A14 and A12.

It is important to provide sites which provide ease of access and a range of unit sizes attractive to both startĀ­up businesses and those looking to expand and/or relocate. Our clients land and future plans offer the opportunity to deliver just the kind of high quality business accommodation which the Economic Needs Assessment advocates.

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Representation ID: 12406

COMMENT Old Newton Parish Council (Mrs Karen Price)

Summary:

Golden Hello's to businesses to attract them to the area, essential broadband provision.

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Representation ID: 12365

COMMENT Strutt & Parker Farm Ltd. represented by Strutt & Parker (Ms Laura Dudley-Smith)

Summary:

A plentiful provision of employment opportunities over a range of scales and locations should be encouraged to support new business formation and the provision of office space which will meet a range of needs.

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Representation ID: 11790

OBJECT Mr & Mrs Heather & Michael Earey

Summary:

* Need for Northern Ipswich Bypass
*Improvements to A1071 junctions through Sproughton
*A1071 link directly with A14 to improve access into developing BDC area.
*Better Railway Service (expensive service and Ipswich station has limited access)
*Private sector building has been constant for decades, its Council building that has dropped of.
*We would support a policy for the Council to start building themselves.

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Representation ID: 11717

COMMENT Haughley Park Consortium represented by Boyer Planning (Mr. James Bailey)

Summary:

In accordance with the NPPF, support should be given to the formation of new businesses across the Districts. This growth would provide employment opportunities to the local population and would ensure that employment growth in the Districts is increasing in harmony with housing growth.

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Representation ID: 11435

COMMENT Stour & Orwell Society (Ms Emma Proctor King)

Summary:

Small businesses tend to require low cost accommodation. SOS would support reuse of existing farm buildings in rural areas, so long as there is adequate access.

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Representation ID: 11126

COMMENT Rattlesden Parish Council (Mr Doug Reed)

Summary:

An important factor for supporting new business formation in villages such as Rattlesden, with its poor roads infrastructure and no development potential in terms of physical sites, is broadband speed. This is particularly variable in Rattlesden. Improvement in broadband speed is an important consideration in promoting business development, not least that run from individuals' homes.

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Representation ID: 11040

COMMENT Stowmarket Town Council (Ms Michelle Marshall)

Summary:

Stowmarket Town Council believes that this should be considered in line with the Local Economic Strategy.

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Representation ID: 10805

COMMENT Mendlesham Parish Council (Mrs Sharon Jones )

Summary:

Provide a contact service that can promote the benefits of living and working in Mid Suffolk.

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Representation ID: 10724

COMMENT Ms Caroline Powell

Summary:

* Private sector building has been constant for decades, its Council building that has dropped off.
* We would support a policy for the Council to start building themselves.

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Representation ID: 9894

SUPPORT Dr Ian Russell

Summary:

In the Sudbury area, provide for start-ups in Sudbury and villages in the surrounding area. Provide facilities in Sudbury employment areas for these businesses when they expand.

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Representation ID: 9732

COMMENT Miss R P Baillon

Summary:

Realistic consideration of applications for new business formation should take place, with possible financial incentives being given, eg lower rent. It is important that the population have adequate local employment that is relevant to the area in which they live and is not duplicated.

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Representation ID: 9593

COMMENT Mrs Mel Seager

Summary:

Private sector building has been constant for decades, it's Council building that has dropped off.
I strongly support a policy for the Council to start building themselves.

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Representation ID: 9450

COMMENT Bacton Parish Council (mrs tina newell)

Summary:

Business rate relief for a 'honeymoon' period.

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Representation ID: 9022

COMMENT Andrew Searle

Summary:

Help the Town Centre revival

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Representation ID: 8813

SUPPORT Mr Philip Schofield

Summary:

Strongly support & encourage into rural areas with a sympathetic, symbiotic housing/work/lifestyle approach

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Representation ID: 8654

COMMENT Redlingfield parish meeting (Ms Janet Norman-Philips)

Summary:

Micro and small businesses should be supported and encouraged across the district including in rural areas, small villages and hamlets.

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Representation ID: 8434

COMMENT Sproughton Parish Council (Mrs Susan Frankis)

Summary:

Need to provide transport, infrastructure (road/rail), financial incentives, strong business development teams within councils and good internet access.
The Councils should also consider operating a database service to assist developers in locating the best and most appropriate location for their business. This should include offers of smaller sites with potential.

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Representation ID: 8292

COMMENT Mr C Partridge

Summary:

Some form of support should be in place to support new business formation in the district.

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Representation ID: 8200

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

Summary:

Consistent approach to existing business planning applications and improved infrastructure such as Fibre coverage.

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Representation ID: 8111

SUPPORT Tattingstone Parish Council (mrs Jane Connell-Smith)

Summary:

Tattingstone Parish council would support the formation of small businesses and encourage diversity of use of agricultural buildings.

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Representation ID: 7968

COMMENT Mr Peter Powell

Summary:

* Northern Ipswich Bypass
* Some provision to link A1071 directly with A14.
* IBC to review London Road river crossing to relieve congestion
* Better Railway Service (disproportionately expensive)
* Possibility of New Railway Station South of Ipswich with parking
* SCC, BWSC and IBC need to talk to create a transport system to support their aspirations.
* Financial inducements for start ups and small business's
* Council built commercial sites with subsidised rates/rents
* Council to generate local growth by building homes
* Create a strong and effective business development team within BMSDC

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Representation ID: 7533

COMMENT Mx Miles Row

Summary:

Need a more creative approach to helping people start up their own businesses. Small businesses in villages are vital to their sustainability.

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Representation ID: 7260

COMMENT Great Waldingfield PC (Mr Cecil Allard)

Summary:

New business developments should be sympathetic and respectful of the local environment.

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Representation ID: 7091

COMMENT Mrs Linda Rushton

Summary:

Home Office working should be encouraged by excellent Broadband and Mobile Signal.

If Retirement Villages are considered a Business, they should be encouraged to be developed across Babergh and Mid Suffolk.

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Representation ID: 6610

COMMENT Denham Parish Council (Sarah Foote)

Summary:

Denham Parish Council believes the focus should not be on one site and the Council should ensure that the district is widely covered.

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Representation ID: 6551

SUPPORT MSDC Green Group (Cllr John Matthissen)

Summary:

Q41 A more creative approach is needed to helping people start up their own business. Small businesses in villages are vital to their sustainability.

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Representation ID: 6543

SUPPORT MSDC Green Group (Cllr John Matthissen)

Summary:

Council could provide sites with services already installed, and serviced business centres.

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Representation ID: 6522

COMMENT Freston Parish Council (Ms Elizabeth Aldous)

Summary:

No view

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Representation ID: 6440

COMMENT Barham Parish Council (Mrs Joanne Culley)

Summary:

The economic development of the area is essential

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Representation ID: 6061

SUPPORT Mr Carroll Reeve

Summary:

To nurture business requires a wide skill base, augmented by a stable and consistent environment and decision making process. This should be seen by the two authorities as facilitating a process and providing a service and this requires prompt and consistent advice. Training and development of Officers may be needed to widen their mind set. The LEP should be in a position to advise further.

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Representation ID: 5972

COMMENT Little Waldingfield Parish Council (Mr Andy Sheppard)

Summary:

LWPC believes that rent / rate relief should be provided to support new business formation across the district.

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Representation ID: 5912

COMMENT Little Cornard Parish Council (Mr Dave Crimmin)

Summary:

Identify sites adjoining existing transport links.

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Representation ID: 5591

COMMENT Pinewood Parish Council (Mrs Sandra Peartree)

Summary:

Encourage it, support the formation but for local people.

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Representation ID: 4938

COMMENT Nedging with Naughton Parish Council (Miss LYNN ALLUM)

Summary:

Should be encouraged

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Representation ID: 4732

COMMENT Woolverstone Parish Council (Mr Simon Pearce)

Summary:

No views.

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Representation ID: 4667

COMMENT Lavenham Parish Council (Carroll Reeve)

Summary:

To nurture business requires a wide skill base, augmented by a stable and consistent environment and decision making process. This should be seen by the two authorities as facilitating a process and providing a service and this requires prompt and consistent advice. Training and development of Officers may be needed to widen their mind set. The LEP should be in a position to advise further.

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Representation ID: 4500

COMMENT Kersey Parish Council (Mrs Sarah Partridge)

Summary:

The Districts should give support to new business formation by ensuring there is greater skills training available in the Districts and having an introductory business rates charge for genuine new businesses. The types of job and technology to support business by the end of this Plan will be completely different from now so skills training is vital.

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Representation ID: 4310

COMMENT Mr Jeremy Doncaster

Summary:

For any development there is a urgent need for a Northern Ipswich Bypass, plus improvements to the A1071 junctions through Sproughton.
A provision from the A1071 link directly with A14 to improve access into developing BDC area.
Better Railway Service (expensive service and Ipswich station has limited access)

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Representation ID: 4270

COMMENT Holton St Mary Parish Council (Ms Dorothy Steeds )

Summary:

Consideration should be given to the impact of heavy traffic on existing communities when considering new business formation across the district.

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Representation ID: 4227

COMMENT Mrs Rhona Jermyn

Summary:

Nned to provide transport infrastructure road and rail, high percentage of London commuters. Financial incentives, and strong and well informed business development team in the council.

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Representation ID: 3691

COMMENT Mr Neil Lister

Summary:

Help locate new business within existing employment sites in green settings, with energy efficient premises that are well designed and do not need new infrastructure.

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Representation ID: 3474

COMMENT Fressingfield Parish Council (Mr Alexander Day)

Summary:

In arriving at a strategy for business formation across the districts it is important to consider the provision from adjacent counties as there may be industrial centres relatively close to the county/district boundary which provide opportunities. The Parish Council recognised the Key DtC partners detailed in the 'Duty to Cooperate' Chapter but would encourage the District Councils to engage more widely with organisations representing small and medium sized businesses - Federation of Small Businesses, Chamber of Commerce for example - to assist with developing a coherent strategy to business expansion in the region.

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Representation ID: 3453

COMMENT Mr John Kitson

Summary:

New businesses often need assistance to locate buildings or sites that are available. District councils are in a position to provide a support service (say through Planning ) to help identify appropriate premises in different locations and possibly more (e.g. suppliers, support services).

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Representation ID: 3290

COMMENT Drinkstone Parish Council (Mrs Daphne Youngs)

Summary:

Until there is some input from the LEPs it is hard to comment on this. Given the impact of new technologies on businesses, this is likely to become less of a land issue in future. Improved telecommunications will be crucial, as will the provision of small scale flexible work spaces for high added value startups. Look to Cambridge and the philosophy and actions which developed the technology cluster in the city and surroundings. There

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Representation ID: 3262

COMMENT Mrs Tania Farrow

Summary:

Promote and support new business dependent on local need

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Representation ID: 2926

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

Summary:

The DDNPSG has identified the opportunity to deliver economic growth, skills and employment through an integrated approach involving schools, employers and the LEP and will be pursuing this.

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Representation ID: 2643

COMMENT Cockfield Parish Council (Mr Doug Reed)

Summary:

Cockfield Parish Council believes that Babergh District Council should support new business formation by use of the planning system to deliver premises and sites required. It should also consider the policy for reused, new locations and 'brownfield' regeneration.

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Representation ID: 2293

COMMENT Chelmondiston PC (Mrs Rosie Kirkup)

Summary:

Reduction of the business rate could help.

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Representation ID: 2236

COMMENT Battisford Parish Council (Mr Chris Knock)

Summary:

Better broadband and mobile phone coverage, and to help new businesses business rates tax relief

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Representation ID: 1941

COMMENT Palgrave Parish Council (Sarah Foote)

Summary:

Through positive encouragement and practical support.

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Representation ID: 1838

COMMENT Debenham Parish Council (Mr Richard Blackwell)

Summary:

No comment - not enough knowledge.

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Representation ID: 1577

COMMENT Mr Alf Hannan

Summary:

Provide subsidies

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Representation ID: 1262

COMMENT Raydon Parish Council (Mrs Jane Cryer)

Summary:

Only within / close to major towns.

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Representation ID: 1003

COMMENT Mr Roy Barker

Summary:

be at the table with the other state holders

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Representation ID: 816

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

Summary:

reduce Business rates to encourage start ups.

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Representation ID: 548

COMMENT Cllr Clive Chopping

Summary:

I think in general terms, people would prefer businesses to stay within allocations. However, it would depend on the type of business involved. Small service businesses are more suited to establishment outside of allocations compared to manufacturing or larger service organisations.

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Representation ID: 295

COMMENT Mr Simon Barrett

Summary:

Let the market do that. (Councils are not good at this).

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Representation ID: 215

COMMENT Mr D C Warren

Summary:

Give rates relief for short period

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Representation ID: 125

COMMENT Mrs Sara Knight

Summary:

Encourage and facilitate access to support organisations such as The Prince's Trust.

More details about Rep ID: 125

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