• Our Normandy Village - Glaziers Lane

  • Our Normandy Village - land near Pussey\'s Copse with Ancient Woodland

  • Our Normandy Village - view to the Hog\'s Back and Surrey Hills AONB

  • Our Normandy Village - St Marks Church, Wyke, 15th c.

  • Our Normandy Village - winter sunset

  • Our Normandy Village - public view into Normandy from Hog\'s Back in Surrey Hills AONB

  • Our Normandy Village - Ancient Woodland vista

  • Our Normandy Village - Write to Fight

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A village that is 'inset' from the Green Belt or other countryside protection policies on the proposals map, sometimes allowing appropriate development. (Definition from the Planning Portal).  

Basically 'inset' permits a local planning authority to draw a line around land in the Green Belt and declare it no longer part of the Green Belt at which point all Green Belt planning protections are lost to the land within the boundary. This is likely to lead to "garden grabbing" and a densification of development within the inset boundary.

  • Retrospective planning application for stabling & fencing on AGLV land at Wanborough

    Whilst the Article 4 Direction on the AGLV land at Wanborough is welcome, it has become evident it is less than permanent, apparently being in place for only 6 months.

    As a result of the council's action, a retrospective planning application [18/P/00044] has been submitted for Change of Use for Plot F "from Agricultural to Equestrian for the use of keeping horses for pleasure. Erection of 3 units of mobile field shelters/stables, gate and fencing", rather than agricultural land where only grazing is permitted. On observing the plot, a casual passer-by would find it hard not to conclude the "mobile field shelters" are permanent stable blocks. 

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  • Planning application for 30 dwellings at former Elms Gardens site refused

    The refusal of 17/P/02326 highlights four key issues for larger scale developments in the Glaziers Lane.

    • The bulk of the development is at odds with the openness of the Green Belt and represents inappropriate development
    • Lack of proof that "very special circumstances" exist for development in the Green Belt
    • In opposition to the ribbon form of development in the area
    • The requirement to mitigate the impact of development that falls within the 400m-5km zone of the Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area
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Thursday the 22nd - Published by Normandy Action Group, 166 Glaziers Lane, Guildford GU3 2EB - with thanks to Keith Witham, Surrey County Councillor - Hostgator Coupon Template