Category Archives: Planning

The Planning Maze

Ian Tyler writes: The existing planning laws consistently confront councils of all political persuasions with the dilemma of how to provide much needed homes within restricted areas. The resultant pressures cause high intensity developments which, while providing accommodation do not … Continue reading

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Press Release from Broxtowe Borough Council relating to Former Golf Course

A Government Inspector has overturned Broxtowe Borough Council’s decision to refuse a planning application at the former Bramcote Hills Golf Course site.    The Council’s Planning Committee felt that proposed development would have an adverse impact on the open and undeveloped … Continue reading

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Next Arrival on the HS2 Line: A Brand New City

Reading this morning’s Sunday Times an article with the above headline caught my eye. It starts: With its bleak industrial landscape if crisscrossing rail tracks and long lines of parked freight trains, Toton Sidings is unlikely to win a ‘Beautiful … 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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Company Director from Bramcote Guilty of Planning Offence

A man from Bramcote was handed a £1,300 fine after pleading guilty to contravening planning legislation at Nottingham Magistrates Court. He was also ordered to pay £405 costs and a £130 victim surcharge.

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Have Your Say In Bramcote’s Future

Bramcote Neighbourhood Forum: Design Charrettes 8 and 15 October 2016 Bramcote Neighbourhood Forum is the mechanism for Bramcote’s residents to form our plan for how we want Bramcote to develop over the next ten or so years. We are holding … 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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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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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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Decision on Planning Application delayed

Having spoken today with Emma Palmer-Barnes at Broxtowe BC Planning Department, I understand that the Planning Application (Ref: 14/00677) for an Old Peoples Complex on the Old Golf Course has been delayed because the officers in the Planning Department are waiting for a report on … Continue 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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Help Plan Bramcote’s Future

Come along to the inaugural AGM of Bramcote Neighbourhood Forum 8.00pm Tuesday 3 May 2016 at Bramcote Memorial Hall What is a neighbourhood forum? A neighbourhood forum is the body that leads on the production of a neighbourhood plan in … Continue reading

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Field Farm – Parallels with Planning Application in Wollaton

Sue Marshall writes: Although a resident of Bramcote (BBC – Broxtowe Borough Council) I have been deeply involved for the last 10 years in proposals to develop privately-owned allotment land at Wollaton (NCC – Nottingham City Council). Unfortunately this involvement … Continue reading

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Planning Application With No Global Vision at Field Farm Would be a Huge Loss of Opportunity for Broxtowe – Comment Until 25 January!

Press release from STRAG: Shortly before Christmas, a planning application was submitted by W. Westerman Ltd to build 118 dwellings at Field Farm at the border between Stapleford and Trowell. This is to be the first phase in a 450-house … 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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Bramcote Hills Golf Course Planning Application Reference14/00677/OUT

Broxtowe Borough Council have written to say that additional information has now been submitted: A Phase 2 survey report (bats and reptiles). This can be found here   (Second item down in the associated documentation list) No amended plans have been … Continue reading

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Bramcote Hills Community Association Planning Committee: Community Design Forum Summary Report

Paul Nathanail writes: On 26 September, Bramcote Hills Community Association’s Planning Committee hosted a Community Design Forum to gather ideas on what we would like to see happen to the land currently occupied by the council leisure centre and the … Continue reading

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Toton consultation on Strategic Location for growth in the vicinity of the proposed HS2 station

Broxtowe Borough Council are consulting the general public about the Strategic Location for growth in the vicinity of the proposed HS2 station.  Public ‘drop in’ sessions are being held in Toton and in Stapleford.  You are welcome to see the consultation … Continue reading

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