Gareth Durrant Planning Officer.
I am writing to object to the development of land East of Carsons Drive
Great Cornard; Planning Application B/10/00094/FUL for 170 dwellings.
consideration has been given to the impact of the surface water outflow
from the development. A Lagoon is shown on the plan with a controlled
outflow to a watercourse running behind the properties in Davidson Close,
11 dwellings have this watercourse running through their gardens. This is
often overloaded at times of rainfall, additionally the culvert under
Prospect Hill is broken and the bank eroded. The watercourse takes runoff
from the field drainage system, adding surface water from a development
the size proposed will be disastrous for the houses affected.
infrastructure is inadequate for the size of the proposed development. All
houses in the Carsons Drive/Kempson Drive catchment only have the single
road exit from the estates, any new junction would be inadequate for the
traffic that would use it.
Local schools are in
the midst of change and would be totally unable to cope with the influx of
additional intake, leading to a poorer education for all our children in
Local employment is
not robust enough to utilise the numbers envisaged living in this
I support the views
expressed by others in regard to this development.
This development is
Over Development of this area and should be refused.
The views of Cornard and local amenities should
not be sacrificed for housing development.