Category Archives: Housing

Is It Really Now Circa 1000 Houses Being Built on Bramcote Green Belt?

Claire Taylor-Wilson writes: I have just read a link that Paul Nathaniel posted regarding The NCC and White Hills Trust land transfer deal. It’s quite clear from those emails that part of the deal will be that the new Bramcote School … Continue reading

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Broxtowe Loses Appeal Against Refusal of Planning Permission at Field Farm

Paul Nathanail writes: The refusal of planning permission at Field Farm has been overturned. See: http://www.nottinghampost.com/government-overrides-council-s-decision-on-118-horrible-houses/story-30133266-detail/story.html

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Broxtowe Press Release about changes to Green Belt

Protecting the Borough’s greenbelt and a much needed new school for Bramcote Broxtowe Borough Council has taken a further step in meeting long term housing needs after its Jobs and Economy Committee approved recommended housing site allocations as part of … Continue reading

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Broxtowe Planners Advice on Local Plan Part 2 Published

Paul Nathanail, Chair, Bramcote Neighbourhood Forum writes: Broxtowe’s planning officers have published their advice to the Jobs and Economy Committee to consider at its meeting on 26 January. The agenda and supporting papers, including the proposals for Part 2, for the Broxtowe … Continue reading

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Green Belt Under Threat From 300-Home Development in Bramcote

Click on this link to read a recent article in the Nottingham Post.

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Packed Meeting Overwhelmingly Rejects Council’s Proposals to Remove Large Section of Bramcote’s Green Belt

At a packed meeting last night at the Memorial Hall, residents overwhelmingly rejected a proposal from Broxtowe Borough Council to remove a large portion of Bramcote’s Green Belt. The meeting was called by Bramcote Neighbourhood Forum to formulate the Neighbourhood Forum’s … Continue reading

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Meeting to Discuss Broxtowe’s Consultation on 300 Homes on Bramcote’s Green Belt Tuesday 30 August

Bramcote Neighbourhood Forum in conjunction with the Bramcote Hills Community Association is holding a Public Meeting to formulate the Neighbourhood Forum’s Response to the Broxtowe Borough Council Consultation on a Potential Additional Site in Bramcote. The ‘Site’ includes all of … Continue reading

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Field Farm Development – Appeal Made To Secretary Of State.

Councillor Richard MacRae would like to let you all know that an appeal against the refusal of planning application 15/00841/REM Field Farm has now been made to the Secretary of State. He received the following email below and wants to … Continue reading

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Browtowe Consults on 300 Homes on Bramcote’s Green Belt

Paul Nathanail Chair of Bramcote Neighbourhood Forum comments on correspondence received this morning from Broxtowe Borough Council: The council writes: “The Council is consulting upon potential additional sites which could be the subject of future development to meet the needs … Continue reading

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Have Your Say in Broxtowe’s Future

Broxtowe Resudents are being urged to have their say on future development in the Borough as part of a consultation on potential additional site allocations for the Part 2 Local Plan. The consultation will run on the Council’s website at http://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/part2localplanContinue reading

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Update from the Chair of STRAG re Field Farm‏

Zoe Cockcroft, Chair, STRAG, writes: Dear Friends of Field Farm As you may have already heard, I am pleased to inform you that on Wednesday night the Planning Committee at Broxtowe Borough Council voted unanimously to refuse Mr Westerman permission … Continue reading

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Approval for Phase 1 Development of 118 Dwellings at Field Farm Refused

Councillor Richard MacRae reports that Broxtowe Borough Council’s Planning Committee refused to approved the application for the phase 1 development of 118 dwellings at Field Farm at their meeting on Wednesday evening this week. The recommendation from the Council’s Officers … Continue reading

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Public Meeting on the Future of Chetwynd Barracks

From Anna Soubry’s Newsletter and repeated here because of the effect housing development at Chetwynd Barracks will have on developments elsewhere in Broxtowe: I am holding a public meeting about the future of Chetwynd Barracks following the recent announcement that … Continue reading

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Public Exhibition to Display Development Proposals at St John’s School of Mission, Bramcote

Working on behalf of St John’s School of Mission* and Broxtowe based developer William May Developments Ltd, DPDS Consulting Group will be holding a public exhibition on Friday 22 April 2016 to display proposals for a mixed use (residential led) … Continue reading

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Chetwynd Barracks Being Sold

The BBC reports: The Ministry of Defence is selling off Chetwynd Barracks in Chilwell. It is one of 10 sites being released to provide land for 7,000 new homes and generate £140m, the MoD said. Editor: No need to sacrifice … Continue reading

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Field Farm Planning Application – 15/00841/REM

An application for reserved matters approval for phase 1 of development for 118 dwellings, including 33 affordable homes, flood attenuation lagoon, open space and associated infrastructure can be found on Broxtowe Borough Council’s website. Click on the link for details.

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Wanted: Urban Land for Housing‏

Paul Nathanail writes: The October 2015 issue of Broxtowe Matters includes a plea for owners or their agents to contact the council’s Planning Policy team if they have land that could augment the Council’s Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment. Such … Continue reading

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Toton Consultation on Strategic Location for Growth in the Vicinity of the Proposed HS2 Station

Click on this link for details. In addition there is an additional public consultation on Monday 16 November between 2 pm & 8 pm at:- The Meeting Place, 22/26 Nottingham Road, Stapleford. See also http://staplefordcommunitygroup.org.uk/2015/10/21/consultation-for-staplefordtotonhs2-proposals/  

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Protection of the Green Belt

Press Statement from Leader of Broxtowe Borough Council, Councillor Richard Jackson: “The Council’s Cabinet agreed to prioritise development on brownfield land in order to protect as much green belt as possible. It was also agreed the Council will work closely … Continue reading

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Urgent Action: Toton One Last Chance

I publish this information which was submitted by Toton Councillor, Mia Kee, to Bramcote Today’s Facebook page. Bramcote residents should be aware that the Green Belt in Bramcote may possibly be changed to accommodate the housing requirements of the Core … Continue reading

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