Draft Thanet Local Plan - 2031 - Pre-Submission Publication, Regulation 19

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Barbara Cooper - Kent County C… 04 Oct 2018

Draft Thanet Local Plan - 2031 - Pre-Submission Publication, Regulation 19 Home Working E03

  • Comment ID: 1522
  • Response Type: Object
Provision and Delivery of County Council Community Services: Policy E03 states 'retro-fitting in existing urban areas and villages will be supported, subject to no detrimental impacts on listed buildings, the character and appearance of conservation areas and historic landscapes'. KCC believes that it is important that an appropriate balance is struck – and that the local planning approach follows emerging national policy from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport which is encouragi
Millwood Designer Homes Limite… 04 Oct 2018

Draft Thanet Local Plan - 2031 - Pre-Submission Publication, Regulation 19 Home Working E03

  • Comment ID: 1428
  • Response Type: Object
This policy requires digital infrastructure on allocated sites. This is unnecessary duplication as this is already stated within Policy SP12 (against which representations are made).
Sue Sitch - Mr 22 Sep 2018

Draft Thanet Local Plan - 2031 - Pre-Submission Publication, Regulation 19 Home Working E03

  • Comment ID: 189
  • Response Type: Object
The reason that the proportion of 'home working' is so high in Thanetis due to the high unemployment rates in Thanet. I think in many cases this is due to the lack of appropriate jobs and chid care facilities being available at present and this is the only way people can earn a wage without claiming benefits. THE WHOLE PLAN WILL BE AN EROSION OF THE RESIDENTIAL CHARACTER OF THE AREA especially when built on Grade 1 prime agricultural land
Richard Steel 18 Sep 2018

Draft Thanet Local Plan - 2031 - Pre-Submission Publication, Regulation 19 Home Working E03

  • Comment ID: 104
  • Response Type: Observation
Retro-fitting should not just be supported, but mandated, where appropriate. Acol, for example has no high speed broadband infrastructure. Provision is patchy, slow and unreliable. Neighbouring villages now have full fibre provision through Virgin Media, whose network may well pass through our community, but the company will not offer its services in Acol because it cannot make a business case.