St Mary's Centre
St Mary's Church
By Haddenham Webteam - 27th February 2017 10:30am
As we reported previously, Richborough Estates is seeking planning permission to build 72 new homes on a 12 acres (4.9 Hectares) plot of land at the Northern edge of Churchway (beyond the post office, north of Green Lane, opposite Rosemary Lane). For more details, see here.
Haddenham Parish Council has pointed out to representatives of Richborough Estates that an application on this site would be contrary to the draft Vale of Aylesbury Local Plan (the site being assessed as unsuitable for development) and that pursuing the project, including a local public consultation exercise, "would be wasting their client's money".
Nevertheless, over the last few days, letters like to one pictured (click on either image to see an enlarged version) have been dropping through the letterboxes of Haddenham residents from 'Engage Planning', acting on behalf of Richborough Estates.
Many Haddenham residents have expressed concerns over the rapid rise in housing numbers already approved for planning in and around the village and it seems likely that some of those will choose to voice their opposition to this latest opportunistic development plan.
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
Haddenham & District Rotary Club is hosting another of its impressive 'Young Photographer Competitions',Run with support from Paul Wilkinson Photography.The subject theme for 2019 is "CLIMATE" (for all age groups)The competition offers a Prize Total of £400Entries must be delivered by noon 28th August 2019 to:Community Library (Haddenham)Pretty Like Pictures...
Organisers of the Townsend Community Orchard wish to offer special thanks to staff from Cosine (pictured) who joined the orchard work party on Friday 14th June.Good use was made of the new garden tools generously funded by the Haddenham Beer Festivals Trust. The orchard group are very pleased that, thanks to the Beer Festivals Trust, people who don't have access to garden tools can now...
The Haddenham Community Support Group for the Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity has organised an Open Gardens event on Sunday 23rd June.No less than 12 beautiful gardens will be available for visitors to enjoy, spread in a wide range of locations around the village in:Rudds LaneThame RoadFort EndTownsideThe CroftChurchwayChurch End (x2)Flint Street (x2)Long Walland the...