Draft Core Strategy (incorporating Preferred Options) October 2010

Comment ID 1346
Document Section Draft Core Strategy (incorporating Preferred Options) Spatial Portrait of South Somerset Environmental Quality Environmental Quality [View all comments on this section]
Respondent P J Burrows [View all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 30 Nov 2010
What is the nature of this representation?
  • Object
Environmental Quality (p.13)
2.30 There are air quality issues associated with traffic congestion in the middle of Yeovil with the entire town identified as a Air Quality Management Area.

This will be made worse by the proposal made. Traffic will be increased and traffic congestion will increase dramatically, particularly on the south side of Yeovil. The prevailing wind direction is south-westerly, thereby increasing significantly the pollution in the centre of Yeovil.