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Hawkhurst Parish Council object to the Hawkhurst Golf Club Planning Application

 A summary of the public meeting held at St Laurence Church

on Monday 9th Sept 2019 is set out below

The case against was presented by the Campaign to Protect Hawkhurst Village

and is summarized here

Unfortunately DHA were unable to attend to put forward their case

but the case for is summarized here

The public comments ranged from

  • The whole TWBC planning process is top down ignoring the views of local communities
  • This is the biggest proposed development in the AONB, nationally
  • The current infrastructure such as sewage, schools,medical practices cannot cope so how can adding 25% to the population be sustainable
  • The negative environmental impacts will be significant
  • The proposed road is just an additional road, it will not bring relief but increase the congestion in Hawkhurst and the area
  • The traffic survey was done during the “Beast from the East”, when hardly any traffic was on the roads. How can this be a reliable base point for statistical analysis 
  • We do need extra affordable houses, especially for young people
  • This will ruin the community in Hawkhurst and the social infrastructure of a village
  • They (the developers) can’t be bothered to turn up and argue their case
  • Video reflecting the feelings of the community

Following the public meeting Hawkhurst Parish Council met and considered among other issues the Hawkhurst Golf Club planning application.

Hawkhurst Parish Council object to the Hawkhurst Golf Club planning application, the objection is detailed here

If you want to comment on the Hawkhurst Golf Club planning application use reference 19/02025/hybrid and click here

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