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East Staffordshire Consults on Local Plan

After the approval of a number of controversial housing applications East Staffordshire Borough Council have begun consultation on their Pre-Submission Local Plan. The Plan proposes a policy framework to deliver growth in East Staffordshire including approximately 11,650 homes and 40 hectares of employment land by 2031. The Pre-Submission document is the version of the Local Plan that the Council intends to submit to the Secretary of State in spring 2014 for public examination. The consultation closes on the 29th of November 2013. The consultation documents are available here. For expert help with Local Plan consultation responses call 01282 872570.

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Kirkwells Support Branston Neighbourhood Plan Frontrunner

  Branston Parish Council have appointed Kirkwells town planning consultancy to help them prepare their neighbourhood plan in one of the Government’s frontrunner neighbourhood planning areas. Branston are one of eleven neighbourhood planning frontrunners in East Staffordshire. In announcing the appointment Branston Parish Council Chairman Mike Ackroyd said: “We as a parish council are on a very steep learning curve with and from our first meeting with Kirkwells they have given us the confidence to help us prepare our plan. They are very keen to help and guide us and nothing is too much trouble, we are looking forward to working closely with them.” Kirkwells’ Policy Director, Louise Kirkup said: “Neighbourhood planning is one of our specialities. So here at Kirkwells … Continue reading

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Kirkwells Appointed to Support Stretton Neighbourhood Plan

Kirkwells have been appointed by Stretton Parish Council to help support their neighbourhood plan preparation. Stretton are one of the Government’s neighbourhood planning frontrunners. Currently awaiting publication of their designation notice Stretton had previously been one of a number of parishes in East Staffordshire who had attended one of Kirkwells’ neighbourhood planning training sessions. In announcing the appointment Stretton Parish Council Chairman David Eynon said: “We are very pleased to have the support of Kirkwells at this important time. Working closely with the Parish Council their experience and professional approach will ensure Stretton’s NDP will deliver for the residents of Stretton and also help us to build a positive working relationship with Staffordshire County Council.” Kirkwells’ Policy Director, Louise Kirkup said: … Continue reading

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East Staffordshire Local Plan Consultation

East Staffordshire is consulting on a new Local Plan.  The East Staffordshire Local Plan will set the planning framework for new homes, employment and community facilities, as well as ensuring the protection of the historic and natural environment up to 2031. To deliver growth the Council has looked at a series of options. The preferred option, “Option 2d”, would see sustainable urban extensions south of Burton-upon-Trent and west of Uttoxeter. In total, this would see 3,900 new homes in Burton and 1,050 in Uttoxeter. Over 75% of these new homes would be on greenfield sites. 31 hectares of employment land are proposed. The consultation runs until the 21st of September 2012. Once complete the East Staffordshire Local Plan will set the … Continue reading

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