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Question 93:

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Comment

Issues and Options for the Ipswich Local Plan Review

Representation ID: 24759

Received: 30/10/2017

Respondent: RSPB

Agent: RSPB

Representation:

The RSPB welcomes the Council's intentions for providing greenspace as part of the Ipswich Garden Suburb. However, the Council should ensure that it meets Natural England's Access to Natural Greenspace Standard.

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The RSPB welcomes the Council's intentions for providing greenspace as part of the Ipswich Garden Suburb. However, the Council should ensure that it meets Natural England's Access to Natural Greenspace Standard.

Comment

Issues and Options for the Ipswich Local Plan Review

Representation ID: 24815

Received: 19/10/2017

Respondent: Ministry of Defence

Representation:

The aerodromes are protected with statutory birdstrike safeguarding consultation zones. Therefore, DIO Safeguarding is concerned with the development of open water bodies, the creation of wetland habitat, refuse and landfill sites. These types of development have the potential to attract large flocking bird species hazardous to aviation safety.

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Comment

Issues and Options for the Ipswich Local Plan Review

Representation ID: 24828

Received: 20/10/2017

Respondent: Ipswich Wildlife Group

Representation:

In addition to the new Garden Suburb country park, more natural greenspace will be needed for the benefit of the increased population and for wildlife. Expansion of natural greenspace around the green rim is vital to increase accessibility to more residents.

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Comment

Issues and Options for the Ipswich Local Plan Review

Representation ID: 24911

Received: 27/10/2017

Respondent: The Woodland Trust

Representation:

We strongly support the Council's proposal to include a country park and around 20 ha of new woodland as part of the Ipswich Garden Suburb. We do not have sufficiently detailed knowledge of Ipswich to be able to recommend other areas for tree planting and woodland creation. However, we are ready to work with the Council on taking forward planting when you have identified suitable areas.

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Comment

Issues and Options for the Ipswich Local Plan Review

Representation ID: 24990

Received: 25/10/2017

Respondent: Northern Fringe Protection Group

Representation:

If there is no reduction in the green rim then we believe the current size of the planned country park is appropriate for the current Local Plan provided the other current open space (including sports space) requirements are implemented (including access to sports space at schools). An increase in accessible natural green space (and other outdoor space) will be required if further development to that under the current Local Plan is proposed for the revised Plan. The green rim needs to be geographically defined on a map.

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Comment

Issues and Options for the Ipswich Local Plan Review

Representation ID: 25026

Received: 30/10/2017

Respondent: Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Representation:

Whilst we acknowledge that a new country park will be provided as part of the Ipswich Garden Suburb, we query whether this will address the existing deficit of accessible natural greenspace in the north of the town given the number of new residents that will result from the development? Opportunities to provide additional new accessible natural greenspace should be explored in order to address the existing deficit.

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Comment

Issues and Options for the Ipswich Local Plan Review

Representation ID: 25047

Received: 31/10/2017

Respondent: Save Our Country Spaces

Representation:

If there is no reduction in the green rim then we believe the current size of the planned country park is appropriate for the current Local Plan provided the other current open space (including sports space) requirements are implemented (including access to sports space at schools). An increase in accessible natural green space (and other outdoor space) will be required if further development to that under the current Local Plan is proposed for the revised Plan. The green rim needs to be geographically defined on a map.

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Comment

Issues and Options for the Ipswich Local Plan Review

Representation ID: 25321

Received: 30/10/2017

Respondent: Conservative Group

Representation:

Personally living in the North West of Ipswich I have never considered there to be a lack of green space in the area and was surprised when I saw the statistic. With that in mind I do not think there is the need for additional green space.

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Comment

Issues and Options for the Ipswich Local Plan Review

Representation ID: 25349

Received: 26/10/2017

Respondent: Greenways Countryside Project

Agent: Mr James Baker

Representation:

More accessible natural greenspace is required in addition to the new Garden Suburb countrypark to meet the needs of a growing population/biodiversity. Although very positive, the new GS country park is small for the numbers of people living in the area. Expansion of natural greenspace around the green rim (from the GS country park and generally) is vital to increase the diversity of greenspace offered and accessibility to more residents. Pond Hall Farm should be included within Orwell Country Park to allow visitors to be drawn away from the protected estuary on routes that will cause less disturbance to wildlife.

Comment

Issues and Options for the Ipswich Local Plan Review

Representation ID: 25493

Received: 30/10/2017

Respondent: Mr Arwel Owen

Representation:

As the Council notes, the IGS will deliver a new country park serving new and existing development and reducing potential impacts on sensitive habitats to the south of the town. The country park will provide the necessary mitigation for development both in the northern fringe and town-wide. There is therefore, in our view, no need for further mitigation to serve that function. Where development is located away from Ipswich and its fringes - for example further along the A14 corridor, it is possible that specific mitigation may be required to serve those new homes.

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