ePetition details

Our Waterbeach

We the undersigned petition the council to object to the application as submitted (S/0559/17/OL). We ask that the application be withdrawn and the noted requests made of the applicant. Our solutions should be noted too (see justification below) We believe that smaller scale development options suggested would successfully remove or at least minimise the economic, environmental, social and landscape impacts detailed below and offer Waterbeach a truly sustainable future while protecting and enhancing its heritage and community. Our aim is to promote sustainable, responsible development of the Barracks for the benefit of the existing community.

The specific economic, environmental, social and landscape impacts that we believe will occur as direct effect of the submitted application broadly fall into the following categories:

1. Scale
2. Timing
3. Housing
4. Heritage
5. Transport
6. Conduct and governance of Urban & Civic and Local Enterprise Partnership being under investigation
7. Design
8. Social/Community
9. Employment
10. Green Spaces
11. Environment

Our solutions:

1. Conversion of existing built area only of Barracks to new settlement, completely distinct and separate from Waterbeach, but that is accessible by means other than cars for Waterbeach residents to access new settlement amenities, facilities and green spaces.
2. Conversion of existing built area only of Barracks to new settlement, including community amenities, facilities, green spaces and infrastructure that sensitively integrates with the existing village and enhances the village community.

Specifics are contained in the full petition details document (because of the major scale and complexity of the application, the lengthy details of the impacts have had to be captured in a separate document) and can be found at.

This ePetition ran from 03/04/2017 to 20/12/2018 and has now finished.

137 people signed this ePetition.