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

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Origin3 18 Sep 2019

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

  • Comment ID: 1132
4.1 Justification for the principle of land at Newtown Road, Langport being allocated for 36 dwellings is set out above in Sections 2 and 3 of this representation. 4.2 As established in earlier sections of this representation, Langport is a sustainable location, suitable of accommodating additional housing growth during the Local Plan Review plan period. Our client's site is located to the north-west of the settlement, and has planning permission for 36 dwellings. 4.3 The site is accessed from
Huish Episcopi Parish Clerk 10 Sep 2019

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

  • Comment ID: 613
Housing 7.161 In order to sustain and enhance Langport and Huish Episcopi's role as a Market Town, with a level of development that is relative to its size, accessibility, character and environmental characteristics, 351 dwellings should be built in the town during the Local Plan Review period. 146 units are already committed and 25 completed.136 As such, further provision should cater for around 180 dwellings. As the HELAA demonstrates, there are sites available within the existing urban area
Howarth DP 05 Sep 2019

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

  • Comment ID: 54
Langport has already been over developed. It has insufficient employment opportunities to support more development. Virtually all the development has been in Huish Episcopi with the bizarre situation that Huish Episcopi has a larger population than Langport yet all the proposed increase in housing is in Huish Episcopi. Moreover as South Somerset acknowledge over 60% of people commute out of Langport for employment. In addition the residents of Huish Episcopi don't walk into Langport to shop or u