As in previous
consultations we have asked you to hold back from responding immediately
until we have taken advice from our planning experts. On our
behalf they have examined in detail the various reports and studies and
now in a position to advise you on what action we recommend you take
when responding to the current consultation running from
Monday 15th February
to Friday 9th
The experts have produced a full
report which will form the basis of the responses by our Parish
Councils. However, for your benefit the have produce a
comprehensive précis to help you answer the seven questions set out in
the U.D.C questionnaire, (see below). To view the précis,
you who have replied to the previous consultations will find that some
of the points are very similar to before. However, we have to respond and the
expert advice explains why a housing estate of 3000 houses in Elsenham
is totally wrong.
our earlier objections have not been addressed by U.D.C, please point
this out in your response. This consultation seeks to justify a decision already
taken, rather than providing a basis to arrive at an informed decision.
This new consultation seeks not to re-open the debate about a ‘new
settlement’ north-east of Elsenham; this remains the ‘preferred option’
despite the ‘studies’ on water and transport being critical of this
development. Other proposals for ‘new settlements have been put forward
by developers, but are not an active part of this consultation. The new
‘options’ relate to where the additional 1,000 dwellings could be
located. Six options are put forward, but all six include the 3,000
dwelling ‘new settlement’ at NE Elsenham.
How do we respond?
As before, we are
asking you to reply in droves.
February you should have received
you letter box addressed to the 'Occupier' a copy of the pamphlet called
'Developing Uttlesford' and an accompanying response form form.
If you have mislaid
the original or need more copies you can download further them from the
U.D.C. Website by double-clicking on the pictures below.