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Thames Farm – The Flawed Decision

Along with other local councils, Shiplake Parish Council is making the case to have the Thames Farm decision reviewed. Reasons why have been provided via the website mailing system, not least the assessment that the A4155 is safe for pedestrians to cross; the photos of the accident on 15/8 on the home page, at the proposed crossing point, clearly demonstrate the ever present dangers.

If you have not responded to the email yet and feel the decision should be reviewed, we would appreciate residents doing so and if you have not signed the electronic petition please do. Approaching 600 residents have already.

SODC will make their decision very soon - make your views clear by clicking below:



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Neighbourhood Plan: Initial Survey Results

Many thanks for the completed questionnaires and many new registrations on the website requesting to be kept up to date on the plan. Albeit we are midst the summer holiday period development of the plan continues, not least analysying the results of the survey. The final survey report is due later this month and will be presented to residents in September/October.

Responding to requests for an update on the results of the survey, you can click here to see 'An 'Initial Survey Results' interim report , providing an insight into trends emerging from the completed questionnaires.....focusing on the %'s tends to make things clearer.

The final report will have  a 'management overview' of the survey and its key findings including graphics for presentation purposes. 

NP Steering Group

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Petition for an Appeal/Review of Thames Farm Decision

Following the Planning Inspector's decision to approve the construction of 95 houses on Thames Farm, local residents have established a petition to ask SODC to appeal the decision. If you wish to do so you can add your name to the petition by clicking on the link below.

The parish council willl be circulating its own views on the outcome of the Inquiry in the next few days. On behalf of residents, the parish council's position in opposing the proposed development has always been made  clear for well articulated valid planning reasons. 

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Reply: Thames Farm - Judicial Review
Date: 21/08/2017 Hello everyone, if you would like to see the objection document that I have

Reply: Thames Farm - Judicial Review
Date: 20/08/2017 Intermediate affordable housing Equity loan scheme Shared ownership scheme

Reply: Thames Farm - Judicial Review
Date: 20/08/2017 Nor does the inspector deal with the need for various types of housing in the

Reply: Thames Farm - Judicial Review
Date: 20/08/2017 The weight of the Inspector’s report is on the need for affordable housing.

Reply: Thames Farm - Judicial Review
Date: 20/08/2017 Ray, I entirely agree with your thoughts and comments. We should be creating a

Reply: Thames Farm - Judicial Review
Date: 20/08/2017 SODC should challenge this as otherwise they admit they do not have a three