Development of Staplegrove – The North Taunton Development

Correspondence with SCC regarding Highways matters

Posted on Mar 1, 2018 in Development of Staplegrove - The North Taunton Development, General, Highways, Parish Council

On 14th February 2018, a letter was sent by the Parish Council to Mr O’Dowd-Jones, Strategic Commissioning Manager – Highways and Transport, Somerset County Council.  A copy can be seen on this website in a post dated 15th February 2018. Please click HERE to see a response from Mr O’Dowd-Jones. A further letter has been sent by the Parish Council, requesting further clarification.  Please click HERE to see a copy of the...

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Letter to Cllr Rod Williams – Connecting Staplegrove Spine Road to Cheddon Road

Posted on Feb 19, 2018 in Development of Staplegrove - The North Taunton Development, Highways, Parish Council

The Parish Council have sent a letter to County Councillor Road Williams, stressing the importance of connecting the proposed spine road to Cheddon Road. Please click HERE to see a copy of the letter.

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Letter to Mr O’Dowd-Jones re Ring Road round North Taunton

Posted on Feb 15, 2018 in Development of Staplegrove - The North Taunton Development, General, Highways, Parish Council

On 30th January Somerset County Council (SCC) discussed their the Transport Strategy at a meeting of the Scrutiny for Policies and Place Committee.  A question was asked by the Parish Council at the meeting.  A copy of this question can be seen on this website (http://staplegroveparish.co.uk/development-of-staplegrove/connecting-our-garden-town-transport-strategy-scrutiny-meeting-30th-january-2018/) Somerset County Council (SCC) provided the following response by email: “The Council tested several options for road connections in association with planned development in the North of...

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Letter sent to John Burton re Planning Applications 34/16/0007 and 34/16/0014, and Spine Road construction

Posted on Feb 15, 2018 in Development of Staplegrove - The North Taunton Development, General, Parish Council

Please click HERE to see a copy of a letter sent by the Parish Council to Mr John Burton at Taunton Deane Borough Council (TDBC).  The letter refers to the North Taunton Development (planning applications 34/16/0007 and 34/16/0014) and to the implications of the £7.2m Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF) grant that has been received by TDBC. This focuses particularly on the early completion of the Spine Road, and the percentage of affordable homes to be built.    

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‘Connecting our Garden Town’ (Transport Strategy) Scrutiny Meeting – 30th January 2018

Posted on Jan 21, 2018 in Development of Staplegrove - The North Taunton Development, Highways, Parish Council

It is understood that Somerset County Council (SCC) are holding a meeting of the Scrutiny for Policies and Place Committee on Tuesday 30th January 2018 10.00 am.  One one of the items that is going to be considered is the Transport Strategy which has been jointly produced by SCC and Taunton Deane Borough Council (TDBC). A copy of the document can be found online at http://www2.tauntondeane.gov.uk/webpages/tdbcagendas/RtnPDF.aspx?ImgName=Item+5.PDF&PMI=20172005 (Please scroll down to page 6.) Questions must be submitted prior to the meeting, and further information can be provided...

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Letter sent to Somerset County Gazette – North Taunton Development

Posted on Nov 24, 2017 in Development of Staplegrove - The North Taunton Development, Parish Council

Please click HERE to see a letter sent by the Chair of the Parish Council to the Somerset County Gazette, regarding the North Taunton Development.

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Planning Committee Meeting – North Taunton Development

Posted on Oct 17, 2017 in Development of Staplegrove - The North Taunton Development, General, Parish Council

 IMPORTANT NOTICE North Taunton Development Planning Committee Meeting Taunton Deane Borough Council’s planning committee meeting to discuss the ‘North Taunton Development’ will be held on Tuesday 24th October 2017 at 6.15pm. The Meeting will be held at the Somerset Room at Somerset County Cricket Club.  All are welcome to attend. Please see Taunton Deane Borough Council’s website for more information on the two applications – 34/16/0007 and...

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Letters sent by Parish Council re: North Taunton Development

Posted on Sep 28, 2017 in Development of Staplegrove - The North Taunton Development, General, Parish Council

The Parish Council have sent two letters regarding their concerns about the proposed North Taunton Development. Please click HERE to see the letter sent to Mr Tim Burton. Please click HERE to see the letter sent to Rebecca Pow MP and officers at Somerset County Council.

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Planning Committee Meeting – North Taunton Development

Posted on Sep 4, 2017 in Development of Staplegrove - The North Taunton Development, General

IMPORTANT NOTICE North Taunton Development Planning Committee Meeting Taunton Deane Borough Council’s planning committee meeting to discuss the ‘North Taunton Development’ will be held on Wednesday 20th September 2017 at 6.15pm. The Meeting will be held at the Castle School, Taunton.  All are welcome to attend. Please see Taunton Deane Borough Council’s website for more information on the two applications – 34/16/0007 and 34/16/0014

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North Taunton Development – letter sent to all TDBC Councillors

Posted on Apr 4, 2017 in Development of Staplegrove - The North Taunton Development, Parish Council

A letter has been sent to all of Councillors who are part of Taunton Deane Borough Council (TDBC) in anticipation of a meeting between them and the promoters of the North Taunton Development. Please click HERE to see a copy of the letter.

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