WWGletterOnLDFplans PDF format.
17 November 2009
Text prepared for the response to Suffolk Coastal District Council’s LDF plans for a new housing development East of Ipswich at Martlesham
Waldringfield Wildlife Group strongly opposes the increase in housing allocation on the Adastral Park site because of its close proximity to the Deben Estuary which . . . → Read More: Waldringfield Wildlife Group – LDF response
EADT article reporting on the first NANT meeting.
CAMPAIGNERS have launched a protest group to fight proposals for 2,000 homes on BT’s Adastral Park site at Martlesham Heath.
People living in Martlesham, Waldringfield and nearby villages fear the project will destroy the area, ruining its environment and creating massive congestion on the A12….Read More. . . . → Read More: Protest group launched to fight homes plan
At least 170 people mainly from Martlesham Heath and Waldringfield attended. Slides are/will be posted on the Materials page. Click heading for more
This meeting was set up by a recently-formed local coalition named NANT (NoAdastralNewTown). Approx. 180 people attended from Martlesham & Waldringfield & other local communities, & from Ipswich, of which 171 completed a form prepared by the small NANT working group which recorded basic personal details. All who completed it asked on the form to be kept informed of progress. Of these, 22 people (13%) offered help (unspecified) to the group. Plans & diagrams of SCDC’s LDF proposal on local housing development & the associated formal procedure had been prepared in advance by members of the working group & were exhibited in poster form in the hall. The first half of the meeting (A) was a spoken presentation by members of the group summarising & adumbrating these poster details & the work of NANT. Then the meeting was open for general questioning & discussion (B) & closed by the NANT Chair’s summary. Continue reading