Local Plan Garden Villages Consultation

The Local Plan: Garden Villages Consultation took place from Monday 14 August to 5pm on Monday 9 October 2017. This consultation was an opportunity for residents and other stakeholders to have their say on the location of a garden village development which forms part of the preferred strategy the Council is pursuing in preparing the Local Plan.

A garden village will deliver a number of key objectives:

  • Provide much needed homes for local people.
  • Protect the Green Belt by preventing a scattergun approach to development.
  • Enable the delivery of proper infrastructure to support homes in the district, including schools, a health care facilities, a supermarket and investment in roads.
  • Prevent over development of built up areas.

The locations the Council is seeking views on are:

  • Blindley Heath
  • Edenbridge, Land west of Edenbridge
  • Redhill Aerodrome
  • South Godstone

The Council will now consider the comments submitted to the consultation and utilise them in preparing the next iteration of the Local Plan. The next iteration of the Local Plan is intended to be one which has the content and form of the document to be submitted to the Planning Inspectorate for independent examination. However, prior to the submission a further public consultation will take place in 2018, allowing individuals and interested parties to once again make comment on the document.  

Have your say

Whilst the consultation has closed you can still get involved in future consultations by registering on our consultation website. Registration will allow us to notify you at relevant stages of the plan making process and enable you to make comments online during active consultation periods.

A guide to registering on the planning consultation and instructions on how to use the portal to make your comments has been prepared to help you.

Garden Villages Consultation documents

Local Plan: Garden Villages Consultation 2017 Main Document
Local Plan: Garden Villages Consultation Questionnaire
Accompanying supporting documents

Statement of Consultation

More information

Council drop in consultation banners

 

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