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Reminder of The Conservative “Foxhill Charter”

by Cherry Beath on 7 February, 2017

Foxhill redevelopment –  The master outline Plans for the proposed Foxhill Regeneration are still under discussion between Planning Officers and Curo. I will write up where they are on this, but firstly you will remember The Tory Administration adopted their “Foxhill Charter” Document some months ago, which is the predecessor to the current submitted Planning Cherry […]

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Combe Down residents overlooking the unspoilt valley south of the city centre, have reacted angrily to Castle Farm Organics’ plan to increase its range of activities such as music events and film screenings while allowing the sale of alcohol up to midnight at weekends. The application to extend their licensing conditions will come before the […]

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New Plans for “Sulis Down” will affect Combe Down

by Cherry Beath on 15 November, 2016

Some of you will know that the Hignett Family and Bloor Homes are showing new plans for a first Phase of 180 home on the site “Sulis Down”. They held a one day exhibition on the 1st November at St Gregory’s School. Below is a very good bulletin from SOBA (South of Bath Alliance with […]

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First few street names selected for Mulberry Park

by Cherry Beath on 9 August, 2016

A number of residents and local groups sent in their suggestions to Curo and the Council on the choice of the first few principal street names. There had been a suggestion of Mulberry Avenue, and I did speak with a few local people who were concerned this could be confusing with “The Avenue” Combe Down, […]

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Update on Mulberry Park Development

by Cherry Beath on 27 November, 2015

Curo are progressing their plans for the Mulberry Park Development, as you know the detailed Planning consent was granted for the First Phase in September, which will see the first 275 new homes at Mulberry Park. Outline plans for the 48-acre site was approved in March 2015, which will deliver 700 new homes overall, community […]

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Summary following Southstoke Plateau MasterPlan Exhibition

by Cherry Beath on 14 November, 2015

I don’t know how many of you managed to get to the Exhibition of the Hignett Family Trust development plans for the Southstoke Plateau / Sulis Down site, but I did get along and many local people and representatives of SOBA . Below is a good summary from SOBA, and links to help with making […]

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There is a Planning Application Proposal to change the Toilet Block into a one Bedroomed Flat. see Application here: you can look at all the papers and submit a comment on line. Whilst it is regrettable that the toilets have been closed and sold by the Council, I have had some assurances from Curo, […]

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Visit to MoD Foxhill Site

by Cherry Beath on 11 June, 2013

                     Our Recent Tour of The Site  The Ministry of defence were in Bath for more than 70 years.  Yet few local people, apart from those who worked there ever went into MoD Foxhill, a secure area enclosed by 3 metre high fences.  The area, a community within a community, remained a mystery to most.  Cherry […]

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MoD Site Update

by Cherry Beath on 29 May, 2013

As you will know from our last Enewsletter Curo Community Housing Trust are the Developers of the Foxhill Site, and this is good news as we understand that togwether with the MoD Site development, they intend to regenerate some of their housing stock in Foxhill, and thus integrate the development with the exisiting communities bordering […]

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Latest News on Foxhill MoD Site

by Cherry Beath on 4 December, 2012

MoD Site Development moves on The Council’s Cabinet has approved “Concept statements” following the public consultations, for all the MoD sites. The statements do not have the teeth that we would like them to have, but many of the issues they address are ones we endorse, such as access for a good local bus service, […]

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