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

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Barwick and Stoford Parish Council 18 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Housing Achieving Mix of Market Housing Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1812
Figure 9.2 details the targets for market housing in South Somerset. This is surprising because of the prediction that the population of people aged 65+ is set to increase by 57.5% between 2014 and 2039. We do not feel that the proposed developments reflect the anticipated change in population demographic sufficiently. It appears that the developers are being allowed to place their profits over the stated, and endorsed, requirement of the community they are developing within. The value of the l