Draft Core Strategy (incorporating Preferred Options) October 2010

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Chris 02 Dec 2010

Draft Core Strategy (incorporating Preferred Options) Spatial Portrait of South Somerset Transport and Accessibility Transport and Accessibility

  • Comment ID: 355
  • Response Type: Observation
a)The A303 is only duelled as far as Sparkford roundabout This causes congested on the hill on the South side. Further traffic problems on the Ilminster by pass and the A358 to Taunton B) The A358 from Ilmister roundabout to Chard can not take the large lorry's . Further the junction by Forus is on a blind junction and should have traffic lights. Already too many accidents on this stretch of road. Also by the George in Donyet. C) Ilminster does not have a direct bus service to Yeovil. (Berr
P J Burrows 30 Nov 2010

Draft Core Strategy (incorporating Preferred Options) Spatial Portrait of South Somerset Transport and Accessibility Transport and Accessibility

  • Comment ID: 1345
  • Response Type: Object
Transport and Accessibility (p.12) 2.20 The District has a fascinating environmental, industrial and cultural heritage with an enviable and varied landscape, valued by residents and which are a great draw to visitors. This does not appear to have been fully considered in the Sustainablity Assessment material presented. In particular the environmental (Conservation Area) and historic (T S Eliot, William Dampier, listed properties,etc) aspects of East Coker appear to have been overlooked. 2.23 Co
Highways Agency 22 Nov 2010

Draft Core Strategy (incorporating Preferred Options) Spatial Portrait of South Somerset Transport and Accessibility Transport and Accessibility

  • Comment ID: 2171
  • Response Type: Object
We welcome reference to the A303 as part of the transport context but as previously suggested in respect of the Core Strategy issues and options phase, we reiterate that reference to the interaction with the M5 motorway should also be highlighted, notably at junction 25 (Taunton).
GrahamC 06 Nov 2010

Draft Core Strategy (incorporating Preferred Options) Spatial Portrait of South Somerset Transport and Accessibility Transport and Accessibility

  • Comment ID: 131
  • Response Type: Observation
In any development, which is necessary for ongoing forward progress in society, consideration must be given to all aspects that will be affected. As the size and area of the community expands and develops the transport infrastructure must also be improved to accommodate this growth. It would be nothing short of foolish to assume that the existing road network will be able to cope with the increased volume of traffic that will be generated from increasing population, housing and employment. We mu