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Public Sector-Led Garden Community Update

Meeting: 24/11/2021 - Policy and Resources Committee (Item 115)

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The Director of Regeneration and Place introduced the report and stated that the Council, acting as land promoters for the Heathlands Garden Community, and Homes England would be submitting representations to the Local Planning Authority as part of the Regulation 19 ‘draft for submission’ documents public consultation. The representations would be approved and submitted in consultation with the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Committee.


Preparation continued for the proposed public engagement exercises, with the postponed exercises for the local Ward and Parish Councillors to be rearranged to occur early in 2022.


Ms Kate Hammond addressed the Committee on behalf of the Save Our Heathlands Action Group.


In response to questions, the Director of Regeneration and Place stated that an update on the preliminary business case submitted to Network Rail could be included in the report presented at the Committee’s January 2022 meeting. A risk matrix would be included in the future update reports presented to the Committee to display the changing nature and number of risks associated with the proposal as progress continued.


RESOLVED: That the report be noted.