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From Maureen Webb
Date Started: 01 Oct 2019 17:43. Last modified: 01 Oct 2019 17:43
Status Complete
Response ID #755367

1

Have you read the Options Consultation document?

You must provide an answer to this question.

  • Yes
  • No

2

Which area do you live in?

You must provide an answer to this question.

  • Claygate
  • Cobham
  • Esher
  • Hersham
  • Hinchley Wood
  • Molesey
  • Oxshott
  • Stoke D'Abernon
  • Thames Ditton and Long Ditton
  • Walton
  • Weybridge
  • Other

If other, please specify (200 maximum characters)
«No response»

3a

Place-making and the continued success of well designed, well-functioning places is fundamental to developing a growth strategy for the borough. What are the key characteristics that make your area a great place to live? (Maximum 500 characters)

-Reach of two stations
-easy access to surrounding areas, although traffic congestion at certain times of day, when easier to stay at home.
-lovely countryside/ Green Belt

3b

What changes would you like to see in the borough over the next 15 years? (Maximum 500 characters)

Existing bus routes to have more stops, encouraging use of public transport. Useable pathway in vicinity or railway bridge near Randolph Close. Otherwise all ok as it is.

4a

This options consultation document sets out 5 options for housing growth for the borough.  These are:

Option 1-intensify urban area
Option 2-optimise urban area and 3 area of Green Belt release
Option 3-optimise urban area and large Green Belt release
Option 4-optimise urban area
Option 5-optimise urban area and small areas of Green Belt release

 

Which option will best suit your area?

 
  • Option 1
  • Option 2
  • Option 3
  • Option 4
  • Option 5
  • Other

Please tell us why you have chosen this option (Maximum 600 characters)
Extensive housing, loss of green belt, higher population for already stretched services. Character of the area would change considerably.

4b

Please give details of any alternative ways you think we could meet the government’s ambitious housing target for Elmbridge of 623 new homes each year for the next 15 years. (Maximum 600 characters)

 

Build bungalows so that single occupied larger homes can be marketed enabling a buoyant up turn to house purchase but still affordable

5.

How do you think we should plan for the new homes we need in your area?

  • Higher densities
  • Green Belt release
  • A mixture of higher densities and Green Belt release
  • Other

Please provide any comments here (Maximum 500 characters)
other - brown field

Edges of parkland. Also numerous disused industrial areas already have road structures in place. Also redundant office blocks could convert into flats.

6a

Are you aware of any planning issues that need to be addressed in our detailed day-to-day planning policies?

  • Yes
  • No

6b

If yes, please specify which planning issues

  • Density
  • Design / Character
  • Building heights
  • Parking
  • Conservation Areas
  • Historic features (e.g. listed buildings)
  • Sustainability / renewable energy
  • Flooding
  • Open spaces
  • Other

Please provide an explanation of the issue(s) (Maximum 400 characters)
Localised flooding to our road on various occasions so flood plain recognition is key.

7

Do you have any comments to make in relation to this Options Consultation? (Maximum 600 characters)

Have enjoyed our family homes for 39 years so any changes are unwanted. No property to front or rear so lovely views to enjoy - long may they remain.

8

Did you respond to the previous Local Plan Strategic Options Consultation in 2016?

You must provide an answer to this question.

  • Yes
  • No