this freight yard is of prime importance in the next 20 years ballast trains arrive every day to supply the building industry to build houses there would be nonsense and would increase lorries on our very busy roads
• Road access to this site is already poor and it is difficult to see how the redevelopment of this site will adequately improve this • The fire station is currently in an ideal location to provide its emergency services. Moving it to a site will equivalent or better direct access to the road system is going to be difficult • The train station and local traffic is busy for much of the day. This is likely to have an adverse impact on the residents of the proposed 120 dwellings.
Southern Water is the statutory wastewater undertaker in Fareham Town Centre. Development Allocation FTC3 allocates 120 dwellings at Fareham Station East. In line with paragraph 162 of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and the National Planning Practice Guidance (NPPG), we have undertaken an assessment of our infrastructure and its ability to meet the forecast demand for the proposed development. That assessment reveals that there is underground sewerage infrastructure that needs to be taken into account when designing the proposed development. An easement would be required, which may affect the site layout or require diversion. This easement should be clear of all proposed buildings and substantial tree planting. Accordingly we propose that the following criterion is added to policy FTC3 (new text underlined): Planning permission will be granted provided that detailed proposals accord with the policies in the Local Plan and meet the following site specific requirements: [...] m) Provide future access to the existing underground wastewater infrastructure for maintenance and upsizing purposes