SAVE would to apologise unreservedly for mis-information regarding Chellaston 6th form. We were advised that it was closing. This is NOT the case. We are sorry for any distress this has caused to parents and would ask if you can please pass the word around as not everyone will see this. Once again many apologies.
If you and anyone that you know can offer an hour or more over the weekend, to be on hand to talk with people and show the maps etc that will be on display, could you please complete the attached document and add all of the contact details so that we can communicate before the event. We are looking for 3 people per hour stint, so if you know anyone else that would be up for it, please either forward this email to them or complete their details on the attached document.
The Local Plan Part 1 has now been adopted (13th June 2016)
It contains key development management policies (policies used in the determination of planning applications) and allocates strategic housing sites (sites over 100 dwellings) and employment sites.
Documents can be found here:
The consultation for draft local plan 2 is now open and will close at 5pm on Monday 15 August 2016.
Part 2 of the Local Plan is concerned with smaller (non-strategic) housing allocations and more detailed Development Management Policies, together with settlement boundaries and Local Green Spaces.
The main consultation document, and supporting documents are now available on the SDDC web site –
If you would prefer to fill in a hand written copy SAVE have some available. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know your address and we will get one dropped round to you.
Some relevant documents:
- Planning Application link
- National Planning Policy Framework document (this is what South Derbyshire District Council use for planning decisions).
- View area on SDDC maps (labelled as S0062)
- Strategic Housic Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA) details for S0062
- Richborough Homes Consultation display
A copy of the display board used by Richborough Homes during their public consultation event held in Aston on Trent
- Guidance published jointly by the Aston and Weston Parish Councils
- South Derbyshire Adopted Local Plan Part 1
Part 1 was adopted on 13th June 2016 and contains key development management policies (policies used in the determination of planning applications) and allocates strategic housing sites (sites over 100 dwellings) and employment sites.
- South Derbyshire local plan part 2
This plan is currently in the consultation phase and is expected to be completed in summer 2017. This should be taken as a guide of thinking of our local planning authority with regard the need for new developments in our area.
Appendix A shows the village settlement boundaries both current and proposed
Appendix B shows the proposed development locations
- Local Plan Part 2 Related Documents
Documentation related to the Draft Local Plan Part 2 such as the Sustainability Appraisal Report and appendices
- SAVE Flier re Planning Application
Richborough homes have submitted an outline planning application to build 85 houses on a field between Aston and Weston. This is now our key opportunity as residents and supporters of the villages to express our views to the planning authority. Please show your support by writing or emailing your views to the South Derbyshire District Planning Authority.
You must ensure you use your own words (remember it doesn’t need to be formal or legal speak, just your views in your words). Please also ensure you stick to the relevant facts related to planning.
Contact details are in the picture below and more guidance and background information can be found using the link below.
DEADLINE FOR RESPONSES IS 4th JULY 2016
The council’s target date for a decision is 6th September.
What should I do?
It is vital that as many residents of Weston & Aston as possible should write or e-mail to oppose this development. Objections should cover two main points:
1. The site identified as S0062 should not be included as a suitable housing site in Part 2 of the South Derbyshire Local Plan.
2. Any planning application by Richborough Estates for development of the site should be rejected.