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Representation 1811 on Preferred Options Local Plan by Mr Barry Turner

Support / Object: OBJECT
Document Link: Preferred Options Local Plan - Sustainable Settlements, Mersea Island, SS17a: Mersea Housing and Employment
Representation: The choice of Mersea Island for 350 new homes does not accord with the council objectives for sustainable development. Some examples follow:
'Balance between location of jobs and housing'.
'Increases in housing are required to meet projected jobs growth in the area, 15% uplift in jobs'
'Spatial Strategy ensures development is located to reduce need to travel.'
'Good accessibility and access to a high quality and efficient transport network is essential to support new development'.
'Developments must enhance local character'.
'Residents should have good access to local jobs, services and facilities, preferably walking or cycling.
'Housing to be compatible with surrounding development.'

Proposals do not meet criteria.

Original submission

The choice of Mersea Island for 350 new homes does not accord with the council objectives for sustainable development. Some examples follow:
'Balance between location of jobs and housing'.
'Increases in housing are required to meet projected jobs growth in the area, 15% uplift in jobs'
'Spatial Strategy ensures development is located to reduce need to travel.'
'Good accessibility and access to a high quality and efficient transport network is essential to support new development'.
'Developments must enhance local character'.
'Residents should have good access to local jobs, services and facilities, preferably walking or cycling.
'Housing to be compatible with surrounding development.'

Proposals do not meet criteria.


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