Our schools need a new building. The playing fields are not in use by the school. We understand from Paul Heery, Executive Head of White Hills Park Federation, that in the Spring next year they will be submitting a planning application to build on their playing fields to the North of the Bramcote College.
We are very fortunate in Bramcote to have a lot of open spaces within our ward.
Bramcote should in my opinion contribute towards the over 6000 dwellings that need to be built in the next few years within the borough.
I am normally against building on Green Belt land. However, I think that the ‘Green Belt’ boundaries are about to be changed by the council.
I propose that part of the School Playing Fields to the north of the school should be developed for housing. I say only part, as I would like to see a corridor alongside of the present Moor Lane foot path. This corridor should be 40 yards wide and planted with trees to create a wildlife corridor and a shield between the two Housing estates.
If we do not allow within the Bramcote Plan some building on our open spaces then we may find that some building is forced upon us against our will on land that we do not want housing. We, the residents of Bramcote, should choose where we want the buildings to be built.