This scheme encompasses a hybrid application to build 530 houses at Borovere Farm and Lord Mayor Treloar sites, over a 5 year period. It includes major changes to the existing road network and the replacement of Butts Bridge. Several developers are involved.
An application [ref: 30021/056] came before the EHDC Planning Committee in February 2015. This was a request for Outline approval of the residential element, but Full permission for the highways aspects. A number of serious issues were identified, including landscape problems related to the Town Design Statement, a serious shortfall in affordable housing provision, lack of contributions to enhance local services, transport, and issues around the proposed replacement of the Butts Bridge.
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