GNLP0604

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Object

Site Proposals document

Representation ID: 14716

Received: 20/03/2018

Respondent: Swainsthorpe Parish Council

Representation:

Swainsthorpe Parish Council are concerned about the impact of any further development in the village, given the lack of facilities and the already strained infrastructure. Access to the A140 is difficult with large queues forming, particularly at rush hour. The parish council strongly feel that the infrastructure needs to be improved before any further development is considered.

If this site proposes access directly on to the A140 the concerns would be heightened and considered completely inappropriate.

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Swainsthorpe Parish Council are concerned about the impact of any further development in the village, given the lack of facilities and the already strained infrastructure. Access to the A140 is difficult with large queues forming, particularly at rush hour. The parish council strongly feel that the infrastructure needs to be improved before any further development is considered.

If this site proposes access directly on to the A140 the concerns would be heightened and considered completely inappropriate.

Object

Site Proposals document

Representation ID: 15010

Received: 21/03/2018

Respondent: Mr ian paton

Representation:

No core services within 1,200m, no school access or employment within 2,000m and no ability to provide or fund appropriate new core services.

Development of the site would have a detrimental impact on sensitive and other landscapes which cannot be mitigated.

Development of the site would have an unacceptable impact on the functioning of the A140 trunk road and associated connecting roads and other local roads that cannot be reasonably mitigated.

Neighbouring and adjoining uses to the proposed site would be incompatible with the proposed development type with no scope for mitigation.

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No core services within 1,200m, no school access or employment within 2,000m and no ability to provide or fund appropriate new core services.

Development of the site would have a detrimental impact on sensitive and other landscapes which cannot be mitigated.

Development of the site would have an unacceptable impact on the functioning of the A140 trunk road and associated connecting roads and other local roads that cannot be reasonably mitigated.

Neighbouring and adjoining uses to the proposed site would be incompatible with the proposed development type with no scope for mitigation.

Object

Site Proposals document

Representation ID: 15050

Received: 21/03/2018

Respondent: Mrs Elaine Parkinson

Representation:

Destruction of green field site, which forms part of a circular walk enjoyed by whole community. This site including Hickling Lane is of historical interest being 'shaped by the past'. The visual impact from the A140 and the village will be significantly detrimental to the landscape. The purchase of both pieces of land by Ben Burgess would suggest the potential for creeping industrial development in the future. The proposed road onto the A140 is near an existing junction. The amount and type of traffic from this site will create traffic delays and hazards on what is already a problem road.

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Destruction of green field site, which forms part of a circular walk enjoyed by whole community. This site including Hickling Lane is of historical interest being 'shaped by the past'. The visual impact from the A140 and the village will be significantly detrimental to the landscape. The purchase of both pieces of land by Ben Burgess would suggest the potential for creeping industrial development in the future. The proposed road onto the A140 is near an existing junction. The amount and type of traffic from this site will create traffic delays and hazards on what is already a problem road.

Object

Site Proposals document

Representation ID: 15116

Received: 21/03/2018

Respondent: Mr Robin Parkinson

Representation:

Will not provide employment opportunities for Swainsthorpe as staff will transfer and new opportunities are specialised.
The type and amount of traffic will cause an unacceptable impact on the functioning of the A140 causing long delays and hazards.
It is incompatible with the neighbouring and adjoining uses.
The visual impact from the village and the A140 changes the nature of rural green space enjoyed by all.
Is on the site of historical interest and abuts Hickling Lane.
The field is part of a circular walk enjoyed by the community.
May attract further creeping industrial development.

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Will not provide employment opportunities for Swainsthorpe as staff will transfer and new opportunities are specialised.
The type and amount of traffic will cause an unacceptable impact on the functioning of the A140 causing long delays and hazards.
It is incompatible with the neighbouring and adjoining uses.
The visual impact from the village and the A140 changes the nature of rural green space enjoyed by all.
Is on the site of historical interest and abuts Hickling Lane.
The field is part of a circular walk enjoyed by the community.
May attract further creeping industrial development.

Object

Site Proposals document

Representation ID: 15703

Received: 22/03/2018

Respondent: Mr Robert Graver

Representation:

I am astounded this site is being considered for industrial development. The road is busy and unsuitable for further traffic and the site is currently an attractive rural, agricultural green belt area. The proposed development could herald similar developments nearby which would destroy the areas rural nature. It is unlikely to provide local employment (with existing employees simply relocating). It would also remove a valued local footpath used by many villagers. In short, this proposed development is totally unsuitable for the area.

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I am astounded this site is being considered for industrial development. The road is busy and unsuitable for further traffic and the site is currently an attractive rural, agricultural green belt area. The proposed development could herald similar developments nearby which would destroy the areas rural nature. It is unlikely to provide local employment (with existing employees simply relocating). It would also remove a valued local footpath used by many villagers. In short, this proposed development is totally unsuitable for the area.

Object

Site Proposals document

Representation ID: 15720

Received: 22/03/2018

Respondent: Mr Guy Hudson

Representation:

Destruction of green field site which has been farmed for years without issues. Fields have been circular walk enjoyed by whole community as previous farmer kept margins for public walking. This site including Hickling Lane.
Having looked both fields have been purchased by Ben Burgess and therefore likely to look to expand further.
The village suffered with Construction equipment company in the old petrol station for years. Increased traffic which will directly access the A140 at an already dangerous junction (Stoke Lane).
There are many commercial developments and empty units available throughout Norfolk and no need to expand this area.

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Destruction of green field site which has been farmed for years without issues. Fields have been circular walk enjoyed by whole community as previous farmer kept margins for public walking. This site including Hickling Lane.
Having looked both fields have been purchased by Ben Burgess and therefore likely to look to expand further.
The village suffered with Construction equipment company in the old petrol station for years. Increased traffic which will directly access the A140 at an already dangerous junction (Stoke Lane).
There are many commercial developments and empty units available throughout Norfolk and no need to expand this area.

Object

Site Proposals document

Representation ID: 15722

Received: 22/03/2018

Respondent: Mr Nicholas Chandler

Representation:

The siting of one of the counties largest agricultural engineering facilities on to the busiest part of an already overstretched a140 is short sited. The movement of heavy agricultural plant to and from this facility will have a major impact on the road network and on the village
Locating an engineering facility for the maintenance and repair of large Diesel engines and plant next to a residential village is totally unreasonable such a facility belongs on a dedicated industrial site.

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The siting of one of the counties largest agricultural engineering facilities on to the busiest part of an already overstretched a140 is short sited. The movement of heavy agricultural plant to and from this facility will have a major impact on the road network and on the village
Locating an engineering facility for the maintenance and repair of large Diesel engines and plant next to a residential village is totally unreasonable such a facility belongs on a dedicated industrial site.

Object

Site Proposals document

Representation ID: 15725

Received: 22/03/2018

Respondent: MR ANTHONY TALBY

Representation:

I understand that the Ben Burdess site will have access onto the A140 which is very busy and fast, the proposal will only
Make the situation worse. Also the exit from the site for the private dwellings is via Church View and exits just beyond a dangerous corner. This together with addition traffic from the proposed new dwellings beyond the railway line will further
Increase the traffic along an already inadequate road which is already used as a rat run to the A140 for traffic from Mulbarton. SWAINSTHORPE has not got the infrastructure for any additional traffic.

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I understand that the Ben Burdess site will have access onto the A140 which is very busy and fast, the proposal will only
Make the situation worse. Also the exit from the site for the private dwellings is via Church View and exits just beyond a dangerous corner. This together with addition traffic from the proposed new dwellings beyond the railway line will further
Increase the traffic along an already inadequate road which is already used as a rat run to the A140 for traffic from Mulbarton. SWAINSTHORPE has not got the infrastructure for any additional traffic.

Object

Site Proposals document

Representation ID: 15747

Received: 22/03/2018

Respondent: Mr robert mills

Representation:

This proposed development would ruin a green field site that is used for daily walks by many who live in the village.
Available access on and off the A140 is incompatible with this development and would require significant road alterations to be safe. This would slow the main truck route in and out Norwich.

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This proposed development would ruin a green field site that is used for daily walks by many who live in the village.
Available access on and off the A140 is incompatible with this development and would require significant road alterations to be safe. This would slow the main truck route in and out Norwich.

Object

Site Proposals document

Representation ID: 15755

Received: 22/03/2018

Respondent: Mrs Katie Toms

Representation:

For all the reasons mentioned by others who object but mainly because of the impact that an industrial site will have on the already dangerous A140 on which there are already frequent tailbacks. The road ground to a halt this morning at 8am with stationary traffic queuing back from Dunston Hall to beyond Church Road. Pollution, noise and the danger to life caused by more cars and heavy equipment trying to access a single lane A road make this suggestion untenable

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For all the reasons mentioned by others who object but mainly because of the impact that an industrial site will have on the already dangerous A140 on which there are already frequent tailbacks. The road ground to a halt this morning at 8am with stationary traffic queuing back from Dunston Hall to beyond Church Road. Pollution, noise and the danger to life caused by more cars and heavy equipment trying to access a single lane A road make this suggestion untenable

Object

Site Proposals document

Representation ID: 16075

Received: 22/03/2018

Respondent: Dr Margaret Robins

Representation:

Access to A140 would be in close proximity to the Stoke Road/A140 and Church Road/A140 junctions creating a highly dangerous series of junctions with poor visibility.

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Access to A140 would be in close proximity to the Stoke Road/A140 and Church Road/A140 junctions creating a highly dangerous series of junctions with poor visibility.

Support

Site Proposals document

Representation ID: 16725

Received: 22/03/2018

Respondent: Ben Burgess Ltd

Agent: CODE Development Planners Ltd

Representation:

Summary and conclusions as submitted:
These representations and accompanying technical documents demonstrate that Land west of Ipswich Road, Swainsthorpe (GNLP0604) is suitable for employment use and proposals for a new Ben Burgess headquarters are deliverable and would constitute sustainable economic development.
These representations also find the general approach of the draft Regulation 18 Greater Norwich Local Plan to be 'sound' and in accordance with national policy, however there are specific areas which would benefit from further consideration to ensure the published Regulation 19 submission Local Plan's effectiveness to deliver the broad strategic approach to delivering jobs, homes and infrastructure across the Greater Norwich area.
[refer to attached submission documentation for full detail]

Full text:

Amended submission forms and evidence documentation in relation to submitted site GNLP0604, land west of Ipswich Road, Swainsthorpe proposed for the relocation of Ben Burgess Ltd on a revised site boundary. Supporting documentation (see attached) comprises (a) submission document schedule; (b) GNLP General Response form; (c) amended site submission form; (d) "Main report comprising general and site specific representations with appended technical documents including in relation to flood risk and drainage; highways; ecology and habitats; landscape and visual impact; local services and facilities. The submission also includes the quarterly newsletter of Ben Burgess Ltd.

Summary and conclusions as submitted:
These representations and accompanying technical documents demonstrate that Land west of Ipswich Road, Swainsthorpe (GNLP0604) is suitable for employment use and proposals for a new Ben Burgess headquarters are deliverable and would constitute sustainable economic development.
These representations also find the general approach of the draft Regulation 18 Greater Norwich Local Plan to be 'sound' and in accordance with national policy, however there are specific areas which would benefit from further consideration to ensure the published Regulation 19 submission Local Plan's effectiveness to deliver the broad strategic approach to delivering jobs, homes and infrastructure across
the Greater Norwich area.