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Issues and Options for the Ipswich Local Plan Review

Question 81:

Representation ID: 24814

Received: 19/10/2017

Respondent: Ministry of Defence

Representation Summary:

The MODs principle concern relates to ensuring that tall structures especially tall buildings do not cause an obstruction to air traffic movements at MOD aerodromes or compromise the operation of air navigational transmitter/receiver facilities located in the area. As you will be aware air traffic approaches and technical installations at MOD aerodromes are protected with statutory safeguarding zones which identify height consultation zones in the area surrounding MOD aerodromes relative to topography and distance from the site (s).

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Issues and Options for the Ipswich Local Plan Review

Question 93:

Representation ID: 24815

Received: 19/10/2017

Respondent: Ministry of Defence

Representation Summary:

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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Issues and Options for the Ipswich Local Plan Review

Question 33:

Representation ID: 24816

Received: 19/10/2017

Respondent: Ministry of Defence

Representation Summary:

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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Issues and Options for the Ipswich Local Plan Review

Question 37:

Representation ID: 24817

Received: 19/10/2017

Respondent: Ministry of Defence

Representation Summary:

Parcels A to D fall within the 91.4m height consultation zone surrounding Wattisham airfield: any proposed structures in these areas which may exceed 91.4m need to be reviewed by this office. Parcels E to G fall within the 91.4m height and birdstrike consultation zones: any proposed structures in these areas which may exceed 91.4m or include the development of open water bodies or wetland habitat, refuse and landfill sites need to be reviewed by this office. Parcels H to R are all Sites outside our Safeguarding Areas (SOSA). The MOD has no statutory safeguarding concerns with development within these locations.

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Issues and Options for the Ipswich Local Plan Review

Question 38:

Representation ID: 24818

Received: 19/10/2017

Respondent: Ministry of Defence

Representation Summary:

Open spaces on the western half of the town fall into the Wattisham station Safeguarding zone aerodrome height 91.4m:
9-11, 16, 18-28, 46-54, 57 and 58. The MOD would require consultation for any proposed developments within these zones which may exceed 91.4m in height. Areas on the western half of the town fall into the Wattisham station Safeguarding zones aerodrome height 91.4m and Birdstrike: 1-8, 12-15 and 17. The MOD would require consultation for any proposed developments within these zones which may exceed 91.4m in height or include the development of open water bodies/wetland habitat, refuse and landfill sites.

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