On Wednesday 9th June Longden Parish Council arranged a public meeting (click for details) to inform members of the public and obtain their views on the Site Allocation and Management of Development Consultation document.
65 members of the public attended the meeting.
Questionnaires were circulated at the meeting and members of the public were asked to return them to the clerk for analysis. The questions posed in the questionnaire were taken from the Consultation Document.
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31 Questionnaires were returned and the results of those returned have been analysed for each village or area as follows:-
Results sheets are enclosed together with copies of all the Questionnaires returned.
A summary showing the majority decision is as follows:-
|Longden||Open Countyside||43% of replies|
|Annscroft||Cluster||50% of replies|
|Hook-a-Gate||Open Countryside||100% of replies|
|Longden Common||Cluster||66% of replies|
|Lower Common/Exfords Green||Open Countryside||66% of replies|
|Longden||56% of replies said 10 or less|
|Annscroft||100% of replies said 15 or less|
|Hook-a-Gate||100% of replies said 2 or less|
|Longden Common||66% of replies said 5 or less|
|Lower Common/Exfords Green||66% of replies said 2 or less|
|Longden||76% of replies said Yes|
|Annscroft||50% said Yes 50% said No|
|Hook-a-Gate||100% of replies said Yes|
|Longden Common||66% of replies said No|
|Lower Common/Exfords Green||66% of replies said No|
Other comments can be seen on village result sheets.
|Longden||No 62% of replies|
|Annscroft||Yes 50%/No 50%|
|Longden Common||No 100% of replies|
|Lower Common/Exfords Green||No 100% of replies|
All present open spaces including play areas and school playing fields 100% of all replies
57% of replies said on the Arrow Site in School Lane (starter homes, terraced or small semis).
15% of replies said only in-fill on individual sites within the village
100% of replies said in-fill only.
100% said no affordable housing in Hook-a-Gate
100% of replies said near the School in Longden
Lower Common/Exfords Green
100% of replies said no affordable housing in this area.
66% of replies said affordable homes on the Arrow Site in School Lane, Longden
Other suggestions can be seen on individual village results sheet.
Mrs J Griffiths
Clerk to the Parish Council