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COMMENT Historic England -East of England (Ms N Gates)
WC3: Colchester Zoo
We welcome the reference to the scheduled monument in the supporting text but would recommend its inclusion within the policy wording.
More details about Rep ID: 2658
SUPPORT Pleydell Smithyman Limited (Richard Duncan)
Tarmac Trading Limited wish to support the direction of proposed Policy WC3 which will enable the expansion and growth of Colchester Zoo as an important leisure and recreation tourist destination that makes significant contribution to the economy of the Borough of Colchester and the South-East of England region. Please see full submission for additional comments.
More details about Rep ID: 2606
COMMENT Essex County Council (Matthew Jericho)
The Minerals and Waste Planning Authority is pleased to note that the policy refers to the need to submit a MRA.
Surface water management comments
The following additional bullet point should be added to ensure surface water management issues are covered:
* Appropriate SuDS for managing surface water runoff within the overall design and layout of the site
More details about Rep ID: 2330
COMMENT mrs lesley scott-boutell
We have to have a policy concept for the zoo expansion.
Transport strategy is vital--with highways improvements to the Warren Lane/ Maldon Rd junction and highway safety improvements for pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles at the Zoo's entrance/exit. These improvements need to be in place prior to further development
Also building strong links with public transport to the town centre, park and ride and rail stations.
Protection of wild life at the roman river and surrounding area is imperative.
Support strongly a Master Plan approach
More details about Rep ID: 1007
COMMENT Miss Jessica Scott-Boutell
We have to have a policy concept for the Zoo expansion.
Transport strategy is vital -- with Highways improvements to the Warren Lane/Maldon Road junction and Highway safety improvements for pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles at the Zoo's entrance/exit.These improvements need to be in place prior to further development. Also building strong links with public transport to the town centre, park and ride and rail stations.
Protection of wild life at the Roman River and surrounding area is imperative.
Support strongly a Master Plan approach.
More details about Rep ID: 1006
COMMENT mr Trevor Westcott
Road improvement is needed at the junction of Warren Lane and Maldon Road where tailbacks occur at any time of day, mainly due to drivers waiting to turn right into Warren Lane, being unable to see the left indicator of cars turning left into Warren Lane and therefore waiting until the slip road is entered before proceeding.
Continuing protection of sensitive wildlife habitats in the Roman River area is vital.
More details about Rep ID: 758
SUPPORT Mr Mark Lee
Protecting the scope of Colchester Zoo is strongly supported. Safer access to the bus stop to travel back into Colchester ought to be secured by footbridge or pelican crossing as a matter of urgency.
More details about Rep ID: 326