You can now read the arguments being put forward on behalf of developers for allocating Woodlands Farm and Engine Common for development at the Examination in Public for the Council’s Core Strategy.
The most detailed submission for Woodlands Farm relates to July 12th, when the policy for the Rural Areas will be discussed. The same planning consultants have also mentioned Frampton Cotterell in their submissions for June 19th (here, here, here and here) and 20th (here and here). Richard Merrick’s statement in support of the Council’s position of not allocating Woodlands Farm can be read here.
Although Engine Common is green fields in Iron Acton Parish, the Inspector is considering it as part of the proposals for development in Yate andChipping Sodbury. It will be discussed on the morning of June 29th. You can view the submission being made on behalf of Bloor Homes here.
Members of the public can attend any of the sessions to show their interest in the issues but cannot take part in the discussions. Morning sessions start at 10am and the afternoon sessions at 2pm in Kingswood Civic Centre, with lunch at around 1pm.