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Representations on Draft Open Space and Recreation Strategy - June 2011 - Market Ward Map

Representation ID: 5947

OBJECT Sidney Sussex College (Mr Nick Allen)

Summary:

On a more detailed pointed I find the marking of the protected area at Sidney (page 48, P&G52) somewhat confused. You have omitted from the protected open space some of the buildings, but not others. The Mong Auditorium, buildings in Hall & Chapel Court, the bike sheds in Cloister Court, the squash courts and greenhouses have all been shown as open space. Would there be an opportunity for the College's surveyor to agree the demarcation with the planners?


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Representation ID: 5705

OBJECT Pembroke College represented by Bidwells (Mr Michael Hendry)

Summary:

Pembroke College Gardens (P&G 36) were not included in the 2006 Recreation and Open Space Strategy and no evidence has been provided as to why it is included in the current revision. P&G 36 should therefore be excluded from the document.


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Representation ID: 5685

OBJECT Emmanuel represented by Bidwells (Mr Michael Hendry)

Summary:

Insufficient evidence has been provided and the designation of site NAT 29 as protected should be reconsidered until the full review of the Local Plan is underway. All buildings should be excluded from any designation and the protection afforded by Conservation Area and Listed Buildings Policies ought to be considered to be sufficient protection of the open space, while maintaining a degree of flexibility. Please refer to Bidwells General Representations for more information.


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Representation ID: 5633

OBJECT Peterhouse represented by Bidwells (Mr Michael Hendry)

Summary:

Insufficient evidence has been submitted to justify the designation of P&G34. As the site was not included in the previous strategy and no evidence has been provided the designation should be removed. The quality assessment is fundamentally flawed. The open space and recreation strategy is premature and ought to be delayed to allow it to be progressed jointly with the Local Plan Review ensuring a joined up approach to the City's growth. Please refer to Bidwells General Representations.


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Representation ID: 5630

OBJECT Sidney Sussex College represented by Bidwells (Mr Michael Hendry)

Summary:

Sidney Sussex College Gardens (P&G52)were not included in the 2006 Recreation and Open Space Strategy and no evidence has been provided as to why it is included in the current revision. P&G 52 should therefore be excluded from the document. The continued success of the University and Colleges must be encouraged and flexibility must be maintained to allow for sensitive expansion of institutions. Either detailed evidence needs to be provided so that its validity can be assessed or the site should be excluded from the Open Space and Recreation Strategy. Please refer to Bidwells General Representations for more information.


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Representation ID: 5628

OBJECT Christ's College represented by Bidwells (Mr Michael Hendry)

Summary:

Insufficient evidence has been provided and the designation of site P&G 33 as protected should be reconsidered until the full review of the Local Plan is underway. All buildings should be excluded from any designation and the protection afforded by Conservation Area and Listed Buildings Policies ought to be considered to be sufficient protection of the open space, while maintaining a degree of flexibility.


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Representation ID: 5582

OBJECT Jesus College represented by Bidwells (Mr Michael Hendry)

Summary:

Insufficient evidence has been submitted to justify the designation of SPO 24. The quality assessment is fundamentally flawed. The open space and recreation strategy is premature and ought to be delayed to allow it to be progressed jointly with the Local Plan Review ensuring a joined up approach to the City's growth. Jesus Lane Car Park and the land to the rear of Park Street ought to be excluded from the designation to encourage growth of this successful institution. Please refer to Bidwells General Representations


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Representation ID: 5551

OBJECT Bidwells represented by Bidwells (Mr Michael Hendry)

Summary:

It is inappropriate to designate buildings as protected Open Space either public or private. The development or re-development of buildings within the City is already restricted. The inclusion of buildings prevents institutions and landowners from redeveloping existing buildings restricting the future success of the City. All buildings should be excluded from protected open space designation. The Open Space and Recreation Strategy must not designate open space as protected before the Local Plan Review. A holistic approach to growth within Cambridge is needed. The City Council risks creating a problem through the premature sterilisation of land.


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