Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Stage

Document Section 1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document Banwell Garden Village Q12. We would be interested in your thoughts on additional employment at the Banwell development including the type and possible location. [View all comments on this section]
Comment ID 7688737//12
Respondent Congresbury Parish Council [View all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 13 Dec 2018
Comment

We support the identification of land for employment but do not expect this to greatly decrease the commuter traffic generated by this village that will be heading towards Bristol and Weston. Again there are few details of transport proposals for surrounding area which will be affected by this very large development. What happens if these employment options are not taken up by businesses and the issues document does not present any details on how businesses will be attracted apart from talking about links to the M5. The proposed exit and entrance on the M5 would also need to be improved to really attract new employment.

 

Summary
More detail on employment options needed.
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