HOUSING PLAN DETAILS FOR TOTTON Very swift on the heels of the Local Plan being…

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HOUSING PLAN DETAILS FOR TOTTON

Very swift on the heels of the Local Plan being approved by the Conservative run New Forest District Council, we now see developers sharing their plans with the public.

There will be mixed view about development on these green fields and of course there are other considerations such as the impact of extra traffic on local roads and particularly what runs through the centre of town, as well as worries about drainage.

However, the time for raising objection directly with the Conservative administration or local Councillors has pretty much passed. The land has been allocated for residential development so it is going to happen. We do need a lot of housing, especially affordable housing, to satisfy local demand.

The big risk is that all we are doing is building expensive homes for people outside the area to buy and either settle here or use as a second home.

I think the government and the Council are keen because it all generates jobs and tax revenues. It's both a good and a bad thing. For example, another 10,400 homes built locally, is going to have a major negative impact on the New Forest National Park, generating thousands of more visits every day….

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