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Development of West Cheltenham
The recent announcements in the press about the Joint Core Strategy inspection look like they will have a significant impact on the west Cheltenham area. The land to the west of Fiddlers Green has been earmarked for a 45 hectare business park with a focus on high tech companies potentially linked to the cyber seciurity world of GCHQ. To the west of Sprinbank on what is now farmland is a proposal for 500 or more residential properities. If you would like more information please take a look at the JCS link above or join the West Cheltenham Neighbourhood Planning group. We hope that consultation on the proposed development will take place in the coming months. Things are moving very quickly so keep an eye on the press and our facebook page.
Summer activities for children 2016
Railway station parking consultation
Last summer Gloucestershire County Council (GCC) consulted local residents and businesses about some options to change on-street parking restrictions in the west of Cheltenham including new permit parking arrangements by the station. GCC are now publishing a proposed scheme for a final round of consultation. The decision whether or not to implement these changes in full or part will be based only on the feedback received. The final proposals are available to download from the here. You have until Tuesday 31st May to register your views.
Saxon Quarter £1/2m million investment
The new development on the former Christ College site is well under way and will bring 90 new properties including 18 affordable homes; 12 to rent and 6 shared ownership. The site also has a section 106 agreement which will provide funds as follows; £237k for local schools, £16k for libraries and £30k for play equipment. The new homes bonus will see central government match the council tax receipts for the properties for 6 years which could amount to over half a million pounds. How will they spend it
Hesters Way Partners Directory 2016
History of Hesters Way (by Chris Green)Hesters Way Partnership is supported by;
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