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HOUSING – addendum

This morning parish councillors met with Richard Alderton and Simon Cole at Ashford Borough Council to discuss a document that has been submitted to the borough council by Imperial College concerning the future of Wye3. While parish councillors were not … Continue reading

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This coming weekend looks like being significant in terms of future housing in Wye. On Sunday there was to be a public consultation carried out by Taylor Wimpey on their plans for Wye 1 (no-one seems to know if this … Continue reading

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My daughter is sitting a Maths test next week so I’ve devised some practice questions for her: 1/ The beautiful village of Wye has 1,055 households but a developer would like to build a further 300 on a single site. … Continue reading

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At lunchtime I went along to the launch of the Wye3 Draft Masterplan at the Kempe Centre. The following is my recollection of the key points: the plan envisages 300 houses, mostly to the east of Occupation Road. Densities close … Continue reading

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About 30 people attended the neighbourhood plan meeting on Saturday afternoon. We principally discussed plans for Wye1, Wye2, Wye13 (and Withersdane) and the patch of land either side of the railway. Wye3 (the area close to the village centre owned … Continue reading

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Trenches. Definitely trenches. But happily not for any battle over Wye 3. This is Wye 2 (beyond Little Chequers for those who know Wye) where 20 houses have been approved pre-2016. The archaeological survey was started this week.

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Sometime ago I wrote that the need for water would provide a kerb on development. You can’t build houses, I reasoned, if the residents don’t have enough water to wash the windows. That will put a hat on it I … Continue reading

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