Local Development Plan

Bourn Airfield Development Consultation on Modifications-My thoughts

Is South Cambridgeshire District Council trying to build Cambourne East by stealth? That is the question that has been on my mind, and voiced by others, since Bourn Airfield was proposed for the development of up to 3,500 houses in the Draft Local Development Plan which is currently undergoing verification by

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The SCDC Local Development Plan – How Councillors Voted

The debate, if one can call it that, that took place on 13th March 2014 on the proposed draft local development plan ended in a vote that was closer than most people expected. I have already given you a flavour of what occurred in a previous article. The voting was recorded and following is the […]

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SCDC Draft Local Plan Voted Through By Small Margin

At the full council meeting held on Thursday 13th March 2014, councillors at South Cambridgeshire District Council voted by a small majority to accept the proposed draft local development plan and send it off to the Planning Inspector for examination. 27 councillors voted for, 21 against and 5 abstained. In short, 26 of the

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The Tory Deal That Signals Disaster For Rural Communities near Northstowe

  “Multi-million pound deal struck to provide community facilities at Northstowe” This is the spin that South Cambridgeshire District Council put on the recent agreement to let developers off with a bonus of £30 million! According to the press release, a report presented to the Northstowe Joint Development Control Committee today (Wednesday 29 January) outlines […]

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Council releases new SHLAA assesment with revised data for Bourn Airfield Development

Two weeks ago, South Cambridgeshire District Council announced it was extending the consultation period for the new draft Local Development Plan by two week and would provide some revised housing data information, intended to rectify an omission. The StopBAD campaign had its first victory in its fight to stop the Bourn Airfield Development by highlighting […]

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