Proposed Housing Development

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Proposed Housing Development

 

Update on the Housing Development

Following clarification from David Edwards: At RMBC Planning Department.

Land at Thorpe Hesley is allocated for 170 houses over the plan period to 2028. These are proposed principally on two sites, 137 on the land to the north off Upper Wortley Road and London Way next to the School and 21 on the former pig farm off Eldertree Road. Two other sites are reserved for after 2028, the land to the south of Upper Wortley Road opposite the larger site mentioned above and the land at Thorpe Cross Roads, next to the playing fields which now contains the bell pits.

 

The land which was formerly allocated housing between Thorpe Hesley and Scholes will have an environmental designation or be shown as Urban Green Space.

 

Further details can be found in the consultation documents available at all Libraries and at Riverside House. There is a reference to the village in para. 1.8 of the introduction to the Sites and Policies Document and in Section 11, page 185 onwards.

 

You can also find details in Chapter 11 when you follow the link below.

http://rotherham-consult.limehouse.co.uk/portal/planning/sp/draftsandp

 

Update May 2013

 

Update on the Housing Development

Following clarification from David Edwards: At RMBC Planning Department.

Land at Thorpe Hesley is allocated for 170 houses over the plan period to 2028. These are proposed principally on two sites, 137 on the land to the north off Upper Wortley Road and London Way next to the School and 21 on the former pig farm off Eldertree Road. Two other sites are reserved for after 2028, the land to the south of Upper Wortley Road opposite the larger site mentioned above and the land at Thorpe Cross Roads, next to the playing fields which now contains the bell pits.

 

The land which was formerly allocated housing between Thorpe Hesley and Scholes will have an environmental designation or be shown as Urban Green Space.

 

Further details can be found in the consultation documents available at all Libraries and at Riverside House. There is a reference to the village in para. 1.8 of the introduction to the Sites and Policies Document and in Section 11, page 185 onwards.

 

You can also find details in Chapter 11 when you follow the link below.

http://rotherham-consult.limehouse.co.uk/portal/planning/sp/draftsandp

 

Update February 2012

 

This is the Feedback report on 15th February 2012.

Angela read the above 104 page report and created a summary which we would like you to read. If you have any comments please contact us at info@thorpehesleyandscholescommunityforum.co.uk

Summary Feedback report on 15th Febraury 2012.

Consulation Events

RMBC are holding two consultation events on Rotherham Housing strategy.

 

Please read this flyer.

 

1st Date Wednesday 11 July 2012 10 am to 1 pm.

2nd Date Thursdsay 16 August 2012 3 pm to 6 pm.

We need you to comment. Tell them what you think

 

Update 3 August 2011

 

We are fund raising agan.

If you would liek to write a cheque can you make it payable to Thorpe Hesely and Scholes Action Group (S.T.A.G).

Send donations to Stag at 567 Upper Wortley Road, Thorpe Hesley, Rotherham S61 2SZ.

Thank you.

 

Update 27 July 2011

 

Thank you for all those that attended the meeting below.

We had 316 attend this meeting.

We raised £196.89 in the collection tins. All helps with the printing, legal and paper costs.

We collected 17 extra volunteers.

We all have work, families, businesses, cats and dogs that run our lives, but your little bit will help us all to fight the good fight and get what we need and want in Thorpe Hesley.

We do have a laugh at the Christmas party as well. You will be contaced after the weekend.

For those that couldn't attend this meeting and you need any information please use this website to download all relevant information you may need to express your views to RMBC.

If you want any point of clarification then please use the contact us on this website and we will try to answer your questions before you reply to RMBC.

In the meantime if you want a copy of the draft letter that STAG produced here it is.

 

110718 STAG Leaflet Letter.pdf

 

Once again, thank you and spread the good word.

Notes of Public Meeting on 29 June 2011

Here are the notes of the public meeting we held in Holy Trinity Church on 29th June 2011 to discuss the proposals and impact of the Local Development Framework (LDF).

Notes of STAG Public Meeting LDF 29 June 2011.pdf

456 New House to be built in Thorpe Hesley & Scholes.

 

S.T.A.G are holding a Public Meeting to discuss this matter.

 

Date: Wednesday 27th July 2011.

Time: 7:00 p.m

Location: At Holy Trinity Church, Sough Hall Avenue, Thorpe Hesley,

Rotherham. S61 2QJ

Deadline to Submit your Objections and view to RMBC is Friday 16th September 2011.

With this being the holiday time of the year this deadline will soon be upon us and we could miss it. We need you to act as soon as possible.

The reason why S.T.A.G are organising this Public Meeting is becasue RMBC has not scheduled a consulation meeting in Thorpe Hesley but a list of other consulation meetings in the borough are listed below.

Consultation dates 2011.docx

As part of the Local Development Framework (LDF) RMBC are proposing major development in Thorpe Hesley and Scholes.

 

Sites have been identified and the proposed numbers are below. Please click on the PDF document to see a map, the classification and RMBC's justification for the proposed developement.

The full set of sties for the Borough with their classifications can be viewed here. This is a large document of 38 pages.

Rotherham LDF Allocation DPD Site Plan.pdf

 

Site No 1

 

Land off Brook Hill, LDF0776 (Caravan Hills and in front of the Doctors' surgeries and Chemist)

245 Dewllings are earmarked for this site. Developing this land will enable the southern end of the Spine Road to be built thus opening up access to the large area of land between Scholes and Thorpe, which can then be easilty developed over the following years.

Page 38 in the Rotherham LDF Allocation DPD site Plan above. Or single page below.

LDF0776.pdf for the individual map of this site

 

Site No 2

 

Land at Eldertree Lodge, Upper Wortley Road (LDF0513).

21 Dwellings are earmarked for this site. This is also known locally as the Pig Farm.

Page 4 in the Rotherham LDF Allocation DPD Site Plan above. Or single page below.

LDF0513.pdf for the individual map of this site

There are 2 other areas of land classified for housing, but at a lower priority for development. These are:

 

Site No 3

 

Land to North of Upper Wortley Road, LDF 0515 (Between School, London Way, Hesley Lane , and Brook Hill)

137 Dwellings are earmarked for this site.

Page 6 in the Rotherham LDF Allocation DPD Site Plan above. Or single page below.

 

Site No 4

 

Land to East of Thorpefield Drive (LDF 0517)

53 Dwellings are earmarked for this site. Developing this land will enable the northern end of the Spine Road to be built, again opening up access to the large area of land between Scholes and Thorpe.

 

Page 8 in the Rotherham LDF Allocation DPD Site Plan above. Or single page below.

LDF0517.pdf for the individual map of this site

1. Core Strategy Document, sites and allocations document including maps.

http://rotherham.limehouse.co.uk/portal/

2. Other supporting document

http://www.rotherham.gov.uk/downloads/download/807/ldf_consultation_download_area

Fact sheet No 5 in the link above is significant to Thorpe Hesley and Scholes.

The Jacobs report details the Integrated Impact Assessment and can be viewed when you click on the link below. This is another large document of 54 pages.

2011 Jacobs Integrated Impact assessment report non technical su.pdf

 

Notes of Public Meeting on 29 June 2011

Here are the notes of the public meeting we held in Holy Trinity Church on 29th June 2011 to discuss the proposals and impact of the Local Development Framework (LDF).

Notes of STAG Public Meeting LDF 29 June 2011.pdf