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Agenda item

Eco Development

Sue Houghton (York Central Project Manager) will give an update on the environmentally friendly housing project in the York Northwest site.

Minutes:

Sue Houghton (York Central Project Manager) gave an update on the environmentally friendly housing project in the York northwest site, making the following points:

 

The developers are working on the masterplan.

 

The consultants who undertake the technical surveys are meeting next week

 

Application for the planning will be in 2011.

High on the list of priorities is to set out how the local community will be involved.  A way forward will be decided with the planners.

 

Other high priorities are the trees on Langholme Drive, the protected sandbees, traffic and access particularly the traffic on Plantation Drive and a sports ground on the British Sugar site and/or Manor School site.

 

The build will be eco-friendly and highly sustainable, with a proposed 60 units.

 

There is to be an overarching set of policies e.g. transport for all the builds in York.  Each site will have an individual area action plan.

 

The following questions were raised:

 

Q. When this scheme becomes more advanced will Cravens move?

A. This has not been discussed

 

Q. Will the old Manor School be knocked down?

A Yes but the trees will remain as they have Tree protection orders.

 

Q. Residents will not want to use the A59 to commute into town

A  Transport issues for both sites is under discussion

 

Q. Will there be a complete plan for residents to view?

A. Yes, the detail British Sugar site will be available before any work starts.

 

Q. Is British Sugar the developer on their site?

A. This is unknown at present

 

Q. Will there be any City of York Council  housing?

A. There will be Social Housing

 

Q.  Will the transport situation improve?

A. Work is ongoing with the transport plans.  The Park & Ride has persmission.

 

Q. When the planning stage is reached will there be any consultation?

A. Yes there will be in depth consultation.

Sue Houghton (York Central Project Manager) gave an update on the environmentally friendly housing project in the York northwest site, making the following points:

 

The developers are working on the masterplan.

 

The consultants who undertake the technical surveys are meeting next week

 

Application for the planning will be in 2011.

High on the list of priorities is to set out how the local community will be involved.  A way forward will be decided with the planners.

 

Other high priorities are the trees on Langholme Drive, the protected sandbees, traffic and access particularly the traffic on Plantation Drive and a sports ground on the British Sugar site and/or Manor School site.

 

The build will be eco-friendly and highly sustainable, with a proposed 60 units.

 

There is to be an overarching set of policies e.g. transport for all the builds in York.  Each site will have an individual area action plan.

 

The following questions were raised:

 

Q. When this scheme becomes more advanced will Cravens move?

A. This has not been discussed

 

Q. Will the old Manor School be knocked down?

A Yes but the trees will remain as they have Tree protection orders.

 

Q. Residents will not want to use the A59 to commute into town

A  Transport issues for both sites is under discussion

 

Q. Will there be a complete plan for residents to view?

A. Yes, the detail British Sugar site will be available before any work starts.

 

Q. Is British Sugar the developer on their site?

A. This is unknown at present

 

Q. Will there be any City of York Council  housing?

A. There will be Social Housing

 

Q.  Will the transport situation improve?

A. Work is ongoing with the transport plans.  The Park & Ride has persmission.

 

Q. When the planning stage is reached will there be any consultation?

A. Yes there will be in depth consultation.

 

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