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

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Ilchester Parish Council 25 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Rural Centres Spatial Portrait Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1696
Ilchester is defined as a Rural Centre, and Policy SS1 defines this as "those market towns with a local service role where provision for development will be made that meets local housing need, extends local services and supports economic activity appropriate to the scale of the settlement". The proposed Troubridge Park development goes way beyond meeting the Ilchester housing need, will not add to local services, except perhaps for the garage services, and will add little to our economic activit
Environment Agency 18 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Rural Centres Spatial Portrait Text Block

  • Comment ID: 2020
Ilchester No comments as the allocations are located in FZ 1. Local Plan indicates good road links via the A303 important to Ilchester. SFRA and Local Plan both identify flood risk on this route, and we note that Highways England currently looking at scheme here. The Local Plan identifies potential need to improve the existing standard of protection of the main flood defences. However, it does not consider how this evolves with climate change, and how this may impact on the existing community.