Alderton Village celebrated "localism" in action when the recent Charles Church Development was refused by Tewkesbury Borough after the village had put up a strong argument as to why the development was a bad idea.
It was defeated because it was not sustainable within the village and was to be built on the edge of an area of outstanding beauty. Over 90% of the village participated in a local survey and a great many of the village worked in producing a professional objection and in sending objections to our local MP and the Tewkesbury planning committee.
The village is working hard now on producing a Neighbourhood plan which is well on the way. The evening was a success although a muted celebration as we fully expect the developers to appeal the decision. We just had to celebrate how well the village had worked together.
Again a big thanks to the councillors who voted against the development and supported us, our local MP who also supported us and finally to the village for working together and achieving outstanding work.
Pegasus Group have submitted an application for 70 houses behind St. Margarets Road with access through St. Margarets Drive. They state that 70 houses is appropriate for Alderton! It's a shame the village don't agree.
Pegasus Planning group on behalf of Freemans Homes have submitted an outline planning application for the erection of up to 70 homes and parking behind St Margarets Road with access from St Margarets Drive.
Pegasus propose to present to the village in early September.
To see an outline plan and for more information click here.
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