South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18)

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SCC Transport Policy 16 Jan 2020

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Transport and Accessibility Overview Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1529
Thank you for consulting with Somerset County Council. Strategic Commissioning Transport and Highways welcome the opportunity to comment on the Preferred Option document. We also look forward to on-going constructive and active engagement on transport and highways matter that impact on more than one local planning area. Our main comment with regards to transport are that there are still concerns (as outlined in our response to the Issues and Options document) that the options put forward have
SCC Transport Policy 16 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Yeovil Land at Brimsmore Gardens Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1532
Policy YV3,4 and 5 – Strategic Site Policies (pg 58) These mention retention of PROW but do not make note of the need for other highway improvements.
SCC Transport Policy 16 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Transport and Accessibility Travel Plans Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1540
Policy TA3 – Travel Plans (pg 180) Paragraph ii refers to guidance which does not need to be complied with, we understand the rationale that has been set out for this in the associated text however we object to the inclusion of this text within the policy. The existing guidance is flexible however this flexibility should be applied on a case by case basis with the rationale for not following guidance clearly articulated; the blanket exclusion of these areas of guidance are unacceptable and may
SCC Transport Policy 16 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Market Towns Land north west of Ansford Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1548
AC1, AC3, and AC4 – Appropriate road, pedestrian, and cycling infrastructure and links should be created to make all sites connected and permeable. Highway improvements will be required on the B3152, and A371.
SCC Transport Policy 16 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Rural Centres Land north of Troubridge Park Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1556
Ilchester IL1 – Roman Road is not suitable for a large increase in vehicular traffic. Vehicular access should be taken from B3151.
SCC Transport Policy 16 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Rural Centres Land south of Hospital Lane Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1563
South Petherton SP1 – The development should provide pedestrian and cycling infrastructure between St Michael's Gardens and the medical centre/pharmacy. .
SCC Transport Policy 16 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Yeovil Mudford Road Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1533
Policy YV3,4 and 5 – Strategic Site Policies (pg 58) These mention retention of PROW but do not make note of the need for other highway improvements.
SCC Transport Policy 16 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Market Towns Infrastructure Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1541
Policy AC5 - Car Parking at the Railway Station, Ansford (pg 213) Whilst the car park may be desirable there is a question about how safe the access is due to forward visibility issues. A right turn lane would help but is not achievable due to land control problems. Further work needs to be carried out whereby additional land can be made available to create a suitable access road. This would accord with policy TA2 Rail Facilities on p178.
SCC Transport Policy 16 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Market Towns Land between Station Road and Torbay Road Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1549
AC1, AC3, and AC4 – Appropriate road, pedestrian, and cycling infrastructure and links should be created to make all sites connected and permeable. Highway improvements will be required on the B3152, and A371.
SCC Transport Policy 16 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Market Towns Land east of Shudrick Lane Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1557
Ilminster IM2 – Both Townsend and Shudrick Lane have their limitations with regard to providing access to the site. Development of this site would need to provide fairly major highway infrastructure improvements in order to be acceptable in highway terms.
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