Spelthorne Local Plan - Preferred Options Consultation: Policies and Site Allocations

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Elmbridge Borough Council (Suz… 21 Jan 2020

Spelthorne Local Plan Preferred Options: policies Strategic policies Policy ST2: Planning for the Borough

  • Comment ID: pol/208
  • Status: Accepted
Policy ST2: Planning for the Borough We are supportive of the approach being undertaken by Spelthorne Borough Council in seeking to meet their development needs and the identification of Alternative Option 4 as the Council's Preferred Option. In accordance with the provisions of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF, 2019) Alternative Option 4 seeks to meet needs by directing development to existing settlements / sustainable locations and making efficient use of land prior to the release
Elmbridge Borough Council (Suz… 21 Jan 2020

Spelthorne Local Plan Preferred Options: policies Spatial policies Policy SP6: River Thames and its Tributaries

  • Comment ID: pol/209
  • Status: Accepted
Policy SP6: River Thames and its Tributaries & Policy H1: Homes for all Policy H1 seeks to provide for a range of housing needs including the provision of affordable housing and other specialist types of accommodation. Insofar as houseboats, Policy SP6 seeks to respond to applications for moorings and sets out a criteria-based policy. However, in terms of meeting the requirements of the Housing Act and Housing Bill, we would query whether the provisions have been met and a specific needs assess
Elmbridge Borough Council (Suz… 21 Jan 2020

Spelthorne Local Plan Preferred Options: policies Infrastructure and Delivery Policy ID2: Sustainable Transport for New Developments

  • Comment ID: pol/211
  • Status: Accepted
Policy ID2: Sustainable Transport for New Development As previously identified, Walton Bridge which provides a physical link between our two Boroughs across the River Thames, is a cross-boundary strategic issue for further discussion. It is noted that this consultation is supported by a Transport Assessment. I can confirm that our Transport Assessment is progressing, and we will shortly be in a position to discuss strategic transport issues and if any improvements can be made to assist movements
Elmbridge Borough Council (Suz… 21 Jan 2020

Spelthorne Local Plan Preferred Options: policies Further comments and how to respond Any further comments

  • Comment ID: pol/207
  • Status: Accepted
Thank you for consulting Elmbridge Borough Council on the Spelthorne Local Plan – Preferred Options Consultation (Policies and Allocations). As you know, we are keen to work with you and other authorities to meet the identified development needs of our areas, ensuring that the best and most suitable sites are brought forward for development and that other strategic planning matters are continuously addressed with the key principles of sustainable development at the forefront. In responding to
Elmbridge Borough Council (Suz… 21 Jan 2020

Spelthorne Local Plan Preferred Options: policies Further comments and how to respond Any further comments

  • Comment ID: pol/212
  • Status: Accepted
Elmbridge Local Plan As part of our Local Plan's preparation, we are exploring options for how to meet our housing need figure. A preferred option has not yet been determined however, as set out in the Options Consultation 2019, it is highly unlikely that there will be sufficient land within the existing built-up areas to accommodate circ. 9,345 new homes in full. Our estimate is that there is sufficient land to build approximately 5,300 new homes; equating to a potential shortfall of land to ac