Thursday, July 17, 2008

Cambridge Station Area Redevelopment

Ashwells have submitted revisions to their planning application for the station area, partly to reflect points raised at the development control forum. I think it is fair to say this is a fairly final set of changes and they are really hoping to get these plans through, but we'll see how well they go down with the planning committee.

The CEN is claiming the news plans represent a significant reduction in floor area, although I have to say I'm struggling to see the significant changes from the summary I have seen, other than the plans now including vehicle access to the new Station Square and multi-storey car park via a northern access road off Tenison Road, so I'm trying to find out what the reductions in size have been from and to.

Final comments need to be received by Tuesday 12th August, and there will be a public feedback meeting held on Thursday 7th August from 7pm to 10pm in the Small Hall, Guildhall (date presumably subject to David Howarth's travel plans) where the developers will present proposals and take questions from members of the public. (questions should be submitted in advance by 4th August to

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