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CPRE Bucks supports the view of CPRE National Office head of strategic plans Paul Miner who says: 

We fear that the government's announcement of the expressway route will lead to major new development being planned in open coutryside all along it. This route will be particularly damaging because it crosses tranquil, unspoilt countryside , threatening characterful villages and many important wildlife sites. The lack of meaningful public consultation to date means that local communities are facing an unwanted road that that will also increase traffic pollution. We continue to question the need for the expressway and the rationale for rejecting the less damaging 'route C' option which would make better use of existing roads. CPRE is calling for a full Parliamentary Select Committee Inquiry into the proposals , and a Strategic Environmental Assessment that looks at the impacts of both the proposed housing and transport developement in a holistic manner. 

 

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 10:46

Autumn Newsletter 2018

Written by Janet Allen
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 11:27

Alarming Green Belt Erosion

Written by Janet Allen

August 2018

The government is failing in its commitment to protect the Green Belt. 460,000 houses planned on released Green Belt. CPRE’s new report.

Wednesday, 25 July 2018 15:53

Neighbourhood Plans Update

Written by Janet Allen

July 2018

Neighbourhood Plans are the best way for communites to influence and shape development.  Find out which places in Bucks are currently working on a plan.

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 17:59

Wrong Homes in the Wrong Places

Written by New user

November 2017

Recent paper shows Government focus on meeting market demand is failing to provide the affordable homes people need

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