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Representation 743 on Preferred Options Local Plan by Mr Vaughan Knight

Support / Object: OBJECT
Document Link: Preferred Options Local Plan - Sustainable Settlements, Mersea Island, SS17a: Mersea Housing and Employment
Representation: Limited evacuation infrastructure should the new nuclear-reactor and radioactive waste storage be implemented at Bradwell.

Existing infrastructure issues:
-Mersea Road floods in adverse weather.
-Strood bottleneck.
-Dawes Lane traffic issues when Colchester Road impassable.
-Increased need for emergency services (including Air Ambulance)
-Mains water pressure already very low.
-Sewage processing at capacity - additional burden may affect the local Oyster and fishing industries.
-Need additional medical and dental facilities
-Need additional school spaces and teachers
-Increased need for local police presence.
-Increasing 12 month occupancy of static caravans
-Increased need to retain recycling center in Upland Road.
-Increased need for footpath maintenance on roads (sadly lacking)
-Limited employment opportunities on Mersea

Original submission

Limited evacuation infrastructure should the new nuclear-reactor and radioactive waste storage be implemented at Bradwell.

Existing infrastructure issues:
-Mersea Road floods in adverse weather.
-Strood bottleneck.
-Dawes Lane traffic issues when Colchester Road impassable.
-Increased need for emergency services (including Air Ambulance)
-Mains water pressure already very low.
-Sewage processing at capacity - additional burden may affect the local Oyster and fishing industries.
-Need additional medical and dental facilities
-Need additional school spaces and teachers
-Increased need for local police presence.
-Increasing 12 month occupancy of static caravans
-Increased need to retain recycling center in Upland Road.
-Increased need for footpath maintenance on roads (sadly lacking)
-Limited employment opportunities on Mersea


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