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) Transport and Accessibility Transport Impacts of Development Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1698
It is clear from all this that the new housing will be almost 100% commuter owned, made all the more certain by easy access to the A37 and A303. This flies in the face of planning policies. The northern Yeovil corridor is already overloaded at peak times, and the impact of the new development has not been assessed. The developers for the 150 new dwellings have produced a Traffic Management Plan, but this only addresses the construction phase. Policy TA5 Transport Impact has not been addressed (o
Pip Tucker 18 Sep 2019

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

  • Comment ID: 1929
POLICY TA1-4 – TRAVEL We are heartened that the health impacts of travel are acknowledged at the start of the section on that subject (12.1). The need to consider people with disabilities (12.7) is important, and likely to increase over time as a consequence of population ageing. We are pleased to see that an integrated cycle network is proposed for Yeovil to address air quality issues (6.7; 14.52). The exercise associated with cycling, as well as improvement in air quality, have health benefi
Pip Tucker 18 Sep 2019

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

  • Comment ID: 1933
At 12.4 the aim is to maintain car use at current levels. This needs clarifying. Is that in percentage terms or absolute terms? Given population growth and housing growth the latter implies some degree of modal shift, the former none at all.
«anonymous» 18 Sep 2019

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

  • Comment ID: 1664
The Design Manual for Roads and Bridges can be applied to the design of motorway and allpurpose trunk roads. It is not appropriate guidance for rural roads where its stringent provisions would render most development unachievable. Delete the words "The advice and guidance in the Design manual for Roads and Bridge will be appropriate in these environments, mostly rural locations."
Walsingham Planning 18 Sep 2019

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

  • Comment ID: 2008
* Policy TA4 in the consultation document relates to transport impacts of new development and highlights that safeguarding existing and new transport infrastructure as well as securing inclusive sustainable transport options is essential to new KP Ltd. are in agreement that new developments should be designed to maximise the potential for sustainable transport. * The land north of Cartgate Services offers the opportunity to not only enhance the district's economy but create sustainable transpor
Highways England 17 Sep 2019

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

  • Comment ID: 1282
South Somerset Local Plan Review: PREFERRED OPTIONS CONSULTATION – REGULATION 18 Highways England welcomes the opportunity to comment on the South Somerset Local Plan Review (LPR) Preferred Options Consultation. The Preferred Options (Regulation 18) consultation forms part of the South Somerset Local Plan review process which seeks to extend the period of the Plan up to 2036. It is noted that the Council intend to undertake consultation on the proposed draft Plan submission in early 2020 with s