Sevenoaks District Draft Local Plan Consultation July 2018

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Sevenoaks & Swanley Liberal De… 09 Sep 2018

Draft Local Plan July 2018 Executive Summary 6. Creating Local Jobs and Better Town Centres

  • Comment ID: DLPP444
  • Status: Accepted
Sevenoaks & Swanley Liberal Democrats Local Economy The plan should recognise explicitly that maintaining and improving the environment in Sevenoaks' communities as attractive places to live, work and visit drives our economy. Our economy isn't limited by environmental standards; it depends on them. We support the objective of supporting existing town and village centres, with a flexible approach to take account of changing economic demands. Two major trends which should be more explicitly re
Laurie Fraser ID-3153 06 Sep 2018

Draft Local Plan July 2018 Executive Summary 6. Creating Local Jobs and Better Town Centres

  • Comment ID: DLPP352
  • Status: Accepted
Sevenoaks is lucky to have a thriving high street, but this can change if parking is not sympathetic to the consumer who wishes to spend their disposable income in a high street. Address the parking issue which will encourage more footfall traffic in the high street.
mark fittock ID-3531 29 Aug 2018

Draft Local Plan July 2018 Executive Summary 6. Creating Local Jobs and Better Town Centres

  • Comment ID: DLPP183
  • Status: Accepted
The thrust of the plan is to allow developers to build on existing industrial sites leaving little opportunity for creating "exciting job opportunities." Housing is accepted as a more profitable use of land than commercial usage.
Zoe F ID-6432 07 Aug 2018

Draft Local Plan July 2018 Executive Summary 6. Creating Local Jobs and Better Town Centres

  • Comment ID: DLPP47
  • Status: Accepted
Developments which seek to create local employment should be scrutinised to see if they meet a genuine, evidenced local need, and assessed based on how well they meet that need. For instance, the large development that is proposed for Broke Hill suggests that various types of employment would be created. However there is no evidence provided that unemployment or underemployment for the existing local community is a particular problem which actually needs addressing and actually the development s
Alan Pett ID-1035 26 Jul 2018

Draft Local Plan July 2018 Executive Summary 6. Creating Local Jobs and Better Town Centres

  • Comment ID: DLPP20
  • Status: Accepted
  • Response Type: Observations
Ash House and the medical centre corner should be included within the village centre boundary.
Bryan Harris ID-678 16 Jul 2018

Draft Local Plan July 2018 Executive Summary 6. Creating Local Jobs and Better Town Centres

  • Comment ID: DLPP6
  • Status: Accepted
Our town centres are all but decaying - we need less charity shops and more small business in the high street. Rather than create sprawling towns, let's establish more areas of focus witha designated space for shops that serve the local community. We should make it easier to shop locally, rather than jamming the roads to get to the nearest giant supermarket.