UPPINGHAM NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN

 

 

 

March 2017

 

New Neighbourhood Plan Committee begins work on RCC Local Plan sites   

 

January 2017

 

Housing site C now has outline planning approval 

Housing site B is nearing aproval

Housing Site C land owners indicate they wish to proceed in next two years   

 

October 2016

 

UTC rejects Bloor Planning Application and calls for amendments  

 

February 2016

 

Resident donates free land for starter homes

 

January 2016

 

Plan 'made' by Rutland County Council

Bloor Homes revises housing plans

 

 

JUNE 2015

 

Plan's Principal Author recognised in Queens Birthday Honours List

Joint Venture created to build Uppingham Mast

Task Group attends Court of Appeal Hearing on June 4th

Task Group meets with Bloor Homes to finalise housing plans  

 

 

MAY  2015

 

Bloor Homes proposals for Site C well received following public exhibition 

 

Government to offer support for the Plan at the Court of Appeal hearing on June 3rd/4th   

 

APRIL 2015

 

Larkfleet secures leave to appeal

Task Group to view plans for Leicester Road

Joint Venture company to build Uppingham Mast

 

JANUARY 2015

 

New Task Group commences work on a Town Centre and Business Zone Plan intended to complement the Neighbourhood Plan

 

DECEMBER 2014

 

Larkfleet fails in Judical Review attempt to block Plan

Currently seeking leave to appeal

 

SEPTEMBER  2014

 

Judicial Review to be heard November 13th/14th 2014

Town pressing ahead with many of the proposals in the Plan 

 

JULY 2014

 

Neighbourhood Plan passes referendum on July 10th with 92% in favour.

 

Developer Larkfleet seeking Judical Review 

 

JUNE 2014

 

Town Council agrees to print and publish Referendum Edition of N Plan

 

 

MAY 2014

 

Plan approved by External Examiner (with modifications)

 

MARCH/APRIL 2014

 

Plan undergoing External Examination

 

FEBRUARY 2014

 

Uppingham Neighbourhood Plan out to public consultation. Closes March 10th 2014

 

JANUARY 2014 

 

See approved Plan and supporting documentation at www.uppinghamneighbourhoodplan.info

 

 

DECEMBER 2013

 

Final Draft approved by Uppingham Town Council on December 23rd 2013

Public consultation on final draft closed on December 19th

 

NOVEMBER 2013

 

Town Council publishes revised Neighbourhood Plan for consultation 

 

OCTOBER 2013

 

Town Council to approve second draft mid October for public consultation 

 

SEPTEMBER 2013

 

Draft 2 supported by Neighbourhood Forum

Modified Plan presented to Neighbourhood Forum Meeting

 

JULY 2013

 

First draft of N Plan published and ciruclted to all households

Public Consultaton Period

Responses to be considered by Task Group on July 31st and August 6th

Modified Plan to be published for second consultation   

 

MAY 2013

 

Town Council amends Neighbourhood Plan

Neigbourhood Forum AGM applauds N Plan

Business Forum AGM endorses N Plan

 

APRIL 2013

 

New web site to be launched at www.uppinghamneighbourhoodplan.info  

Task Group chooses four sites for housing development

Draft N Plan to be presented at Neighbourhood Forum Meeting on April 23rd

 

MARCH 2013

 

DCLG team reviews draft plan

 

Design Council team to visit on 28th

 

Town Council to have first viewing of Draft Plan

 

Town Council to host Community Hub workshop

 

 

FEBRUARY 2013

 

Planning Minister Nick Boles MP  visits Uppingham

 

County Council agrees to acknowledge N Plan in Rutland Local Plan 

 

Business survey on future of town centre distributed

 

Task Group Visits Thame

 

Drafting of Plan commenced

 

JANUARY 2013

 

Architect David Allsop agrees to model community ideas for Tods Piece

 

Town Council commissions Locality project to evaluate possible sites for Community Hub

 

OCTOBER 2012

 

Town Council distributes Tods Piece Questionnaires

Task Group invites Developers to second round of discussions

DCLG meets Task Group and Business Forum

 

TASK GROUP RECOMMENDATIONS ON DEVELOPMENT SITES 16.8.2012

 

Also public vote in support or against recommendations 29.9.2012

 

In Order:

 

Site Reference; Site Address; Task Group Comment; Estimated No of Dwellings; Task Group Recommendation

                                                  %For                   % Against                         Don't Know

 

 

UPP01 Seaton Road

 

Too far from facilities. Contrary to RCC Core Strategy ? Not supported

 

                                                        51%                           35%                            14%

 

UPP02 Field, White House Glaston Road

 

Dangerous access onto already dangerous road. Contrary to RCC Core Strategy ? Not supported

                                                          59%                          28%                            13%

 

UPP03 Field next to A47 roundabout

 

Contravenes RCC policy which sets out criteria for open spaces and frontages. Has poor access via Firs Avenue in presented scheme ? Not supported

                                                           76%                           9%                           14%

 

UPP04 Leicester Road

 

Small development in line with UTC preferred options. Meets cluster criteria subject to house types 14 Supported

                                                          89%                              5%                           6%

 

UPP05 North of Leicester Road

 

Suitable for part development of mixed dwellings. Cluster/Village Green concept important in presented scheme 50

Supported

                                                           85%                              9%                          7%

 

UPP 06 North of Leicester Road

 

Suitable for part development of mixed dwellings. Cluster/Village Green concept important in presented scheme 50 Supported

                                                           65%                               28%                         7%

 

UPP07 & UPP26 Land off Hazel Close on the Beeches

 

Small number of Executive houses possible? Not in North West Quarter but would complete The Beeches development 18 Supported

                                                           87%                                  8%                        5%

 

UPP08 Glaston Road

 

Not considered suitable for development Not supported

                                                           54%                                   4%                       41%

 

UPP09 Land at London Road, Red Hill

 

Query regarding other uses. Refer back to RCC for more info. Not supported

                                                           73%                                    7%                     20%

 

UPP10 Leicester Road

 

Development here would relieve North West Quarter requirements.100. Supported

                                                           70%                                    23%                    7%

 

UPP11 & UPP24 Queens Road. West of 17 Johnson Road

 

Small development to include affordable dwellings.10. Supported

                                                           59%                                    30%                    12%

 

UPP12 UPP13 UPP14 Queen Street. North Street East

 

North Street East Existing Car Parks. In line with policy. Not supported for development

                                                            85%                                     2%                    13%

 

UPP15 Land adjacent to Uppingham Gate

 

Should be designated as employment land (light industry)High tech possibilities because of new fibre network?

Garage, Farm Shop, Starter Units supported? Supported

                                                            87%                                      7%                      7%

 

UPP16 Land off the Quadrant

 

Contravenes RCC Core Strategy. 0. Not supported

                                                             53%                                     33%                     14%

 

UPP17 Ayston Road/North Street East

 

Should be retained for car parking. Not supported

                                                             80%                                       7%                      7%

 

UPP18 Queens Road /Leicester Road

 

Small Development. Could assist cluster and affordable targets.18.  Supported

                                                             60%                                       33%                     7%

 

UPP19 Land at 56 Gypsy Hollow

 

Small Development. Could assist cluster and affordable objectives.12. Supported

                                                             86%                                         7%                      7%

 

UPP20 Land west of Branston Road

 

Could assist cluster and affordable targets 20  Supported

                                                              85%                                        9%                      7%

 

UPP21 North West of 18-40 Branston Road

 

Should be preserved predominently as open space/green site. 0. Comment supported

                                                              87%                                        4%                      9%

 

UPP22 North of 1-8 Farleigh Gardens

 

Retirement homes. 8. Supported

                                                               88%                                       3%                      9%

 

UPP23 South of 18 Branston Road.

 

Three dwellings 3 Supported

                                                                61%                                      28%                    11%

 

UPP25 Spring Back Way

 

Existing green space 0 Not supported for development

                                                                82%                                       6%                     12%

 

TOTAL Housing properties 303 (estimated)

 

Note that County Plan is likely to reduce housing requirement to around 180 houses.