Proposed Revisions to Draft Local Plan (Preferred Options)

Document Section 1. Preferred Options Revisions Section 10 - New Policy - Land at Manston Road/Shottendane Road, Margate Land at Manston Road/Shottendane Road, Margate [View all comments on this section]
Comment ID 939
Respondent V Ellis - CPRE Kent [View all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 17 Mar 2017
Response Type OBJECT
What is the nature of this representation?
  • Object

For the reasons we explain in the response to Section 4 and 8, and the previous consultation, CPRE considers that the housing target  is too high given environmental and potential infrastructure constraints.  Infrastructure capacity has not been demonstrated (including highway capacity and timescale to meeting AQMP targets) and the council does not appear to have considered the extent to which agricultural land and water supply / quality should be considered a constraint. It is critical that sites associated with 'inner circuit' proposals demonstrate viability and deliverability.