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

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Runnymede Borough Council (Rac… 22 Jan 2020

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

  • Comment ID: pol/370
  • Status: Accepted
Page 23- River Thames Scheme: Point 8- RBC supports proposals for the wider River Thames Scheme and welcomes the proposed new footpath connection in Laleham as part of the recreational benefits the scheme will bring. The emerging Local Plan policy for the Colne Valley Regional Park (CVRP) SP5, is supported in principle. The CVRP recently produced the Colne and Crane valleys Green Infrastructure Strategy (through ARUP). This identifies opportunities for a new landmark development/gateway at the
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
Colne Valley Regional Park Com… 21 Jan 2020

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

  • Comment ID: pol/252
  • Status: Accepted
Policy SP6 (Thames & Tributaries): In principle welcomed but ask that it be enhanced by reference to incorporate the factors listed in appendix 2 of 2019 Colne & Crane GI Strategy (for development close to watercourses).
Rachel Rae 21 Jan 2020

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

  • Comment ID: pol/305
  • Status: Accepted
We fully support the aim of this policy which recognises the importance of the River Thames as an asset and promotes measures to ensure development is both appropriate to the setting and conserving the biodiversity of the Thames. However, considering the emphasis this policy places on the natural ecological benefit this river already provides, we wish to see a greater commitment to ensuring that an 8 – 10 metre natural wildlife corridor is sought for all development, where feasible, along this
Surrey Wildlife Trust/& on beh… 20 Jan 2020

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

  • Comment ID: pol/92
  • Status: Accepted
We support the Council's Preferred Option.
Staines Town Society (Sir/Mada… 20 Jan 2020

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

  • Comment ID: pol/153
  • Status: Accepted
Policy SP6 replaces EN9 & 10 but weakens their focus on protecting landscape features and river views.
Historic England 17 Jan 2020

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

  • Comment ID: pol/129
  • Status: Accepted
We support policy Policy SP6: River Thames and its Tributaries and endorse the intention of section 4 in relation to the character, heritage and setting of the riverside.
Shepperton Residents Association 16 Jan 2020

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

  • Comment ID: pol/72
  • Status: Accepted
It is very important that the river frontage is kept open to the public and hence we agree with the recommended Option 2.
Ashford and St. Peter's Hospit… 19 Dec 2019

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

  • Comment ID: pol/452
  • Status: Accepted
ASPH supports the policy to increase access to the riverside with footways and the Thames Footpath.