Barratt David Wilson and Taylor Wimpey have been undertaking consultation on the reserved matters for a site called Clipstone Park at Leighton Buzzard. The site includes:
Engage Planning has assisted Barratt David Wilson and Taylor Wimpey with consultation on phase one of the development; totalling 428 homes. This phase has now achieved planning consent.
Barratt David Wilson and Taylor Wimpey understand that local input is important at all stages of a development proposal. They have also been keen to comply with Central Bedfordshire’s Statement of Community Involvement, which encourages pre-application consultation.
Engage Planning has assisted them through the organisation and delivery of a public exhibition for the community and the production of a consultation website: www.clipstonepark.co.uk.
Meetings have also been organised with officers, statutory bodies and a local parish council.
The public exhibition took place in April 2018 and was well attended. The website has provided copies of the plans and a feedback form for comments. From the exhibition, website and email, feedback has been reviewed and reported on within the Statement of Community Engagement.
This project is an example of a strong team working together with the same purpose and principles in mind: