Draft Core Strategy (incorporating Preferred Options) October 2010

Draft Core Strategy (incorporating Preferred Options)

Local Issues

6.10 From engagement with local representatives in the Town and Parish Council "cluster workshops" undertaken in producing this draft Core Strategy local issues identified are:

  • Maintenance of the town’s services;
  • More employment land for small-scale industries;
  • Affordable housing for young families;
  • A greater range of family housing;
  • Improved road infrastructure and introduce parking enforcement to reduce on street parking issues;
  • The town centre is liable to flooding;
  • Maintaining the quality of the local environment especially the town’s high landscape quality;
  • To protect Secondary education provision from falling numbers; and
  • To maintain Castle Cary train station and encourage links with the town.