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Representations on New Local Plan Options - Q8. Which Strategic Distribution Option(s) do you favour? You can select a single option, a number of options or suggest a new or hybrid option or suggest another location., Strategic Distribution Option B

Representation ID: 4849

SUPPORT R.W. & H.J. Dewes represented by Pegasus Planning Group (Mr Guy Longley)

Summary:

Option B represents a logical option for growth. Land to the north of Coventry Road at Woodbrig House Farm could complement this strategic option (see attached map). The soutern part of the site represents a logical extension to the Options B expansio option, being well related to the existing Magna Park area to the west. The land to the north of Coventry Road at Woodbrig Farm should be considered as additional expansion land under Strategic Distribution Option B.

Representation ID: 4778

SUPPORT dbsymmetry represented by Framptons (Peter Frampton)

Summary:

Option B responds to the clearly identified need for large scale buildings for the modern logistics sector, that are located to meet occupier demand on a site that is well located to the strategic highway network.
Support Option B for following reasons;
- Importance of sector (in terms of GVA / jobs) and the A5 corridor to Leicestershire economy (confirmed by LLEP SEP)
- high quality strategic distribution floor space is crucial for the combined demands of logistics and the supply chain for manaufacturing industries (particularly motor vehicle industry)
- meets aims of Strategic Economic Plan, in a site that is readily deliverable
- responds directly to national policy (NPPF para 21)
- would provide a broad range of employment opportunities (Supporting appendix provided)
- logistics sector is a major provider of apprenticeship opportunities
- it provides substantial economic benefits to the local, regional and national economy.
Option B represents the most sustainable direction to accommodate future distribution park growth requirements.db symmetry consider that the minimum level of development should be as that envisaged by Option B. There is flexibility in this unconstrained location to respond accordingly, once the final level of strategic distribution land required over the plan period has been quantified.


Representation ID: 4672

OBJECT Cllr Rosita Page

Summary:

I object to A ,B and C and support possible other small scale other locations.

Representation ID: 3953

OBJECT Mr W Carlton

Summary:

Locally, we need a relatively small supply of highly-skilled and high-value jobs, in light engineering, systems and product design, arts and crafts industries, marketing and advertising, health and education, not more low-skilled low-pay jobs essentially aiming at casual labour with insecure terms of employment.
On transport, the main objective is to "reduce car use and the impact of road traffic on local communities" and yet the main employment source idenfified is the unchecked expansion af Magna Park to become the largest distribution park in the world.

Representation ID: 3796

OBJECT Miss Margaret Wild

Summary:

Magna Park is Big Enough. Further development will dramatically increase the traffic and as a result increase air pollution, congestion, noise and litter. It will impact on lifestyle due to increased light pollution and reduced safety on the roads.
Lutterworth should not be expected to provide the majority of the required increase for the whole of Leicestershire. I suggest further use of East Midlands Parkway or towards Leicester shouldering the M1 and M69.

Representation ID: 3785

OBJECT Dr Claire Webster

Summary:

Local unemployment is low, jobs created would be disproportionate to local needs. Developers claim they are building for an emerging market, not for specific customers but there is vacant warehousing in the area. Proposals are associated with farmland which should be preserved, especially in areas of pre-existing high-density industrial developments. There will be significant increase in vehicles to local highways already congested with unacceptably high pollution levels according to EU standards. Employees associated with further development to the footprint would be drawn from a wide area and are likely to travel by car through villages and Lutterworth, exacerbating current problems.

Representation ID: 3765

OBJECT Mrs Helen Farquharson

Summary:

this development should be sited near to motorway junctions or on railheads and in areas that need employment not in or near to Lutterworth where unemployment is almost zero. Taking extra traffic through tiny villages will be dangerous and cause chaos. Dunton Bassett has an infant/junior school which is on the Main Street through the village. At rush hour it will be dangerous as it is already difficult to get through the village at these times. If this development is built at the specified site farmland will be lost forever..

Representation ID: 3755

OBJECT Dr Richard Webster

Summary:

The development was originally built on a brownfield site, this option would necessitate expansion onto greenfield land. There would be consequent significant elevation of both light and vehicular pollution.
HDC has a very low unemployment rate so jobs created are likely to be filled by people from outside the local area, so limiting the benefits to the local community. The other consequence of this would be to further exacerbate the problems caused by extra traffic as workers commute into the area. In summary this option would have a seriously deleterious effect on the local community and provide no significant gains.

Representation ID: 3750

OBJECT Mrs Gweneth Thorp

Summary:

Pollution from extra traffic.
Light pollution excessive.
Heavy traffic causing wear and tear on current roads.
Full employment in this area.
Destruction of environment.
Magna Park is excessive in size and a blot on the rural area.

Representation ID: 3738

OBJECT Miss naomi Tunstall

Summary:

because this will mean more of the countryside will be destroyed,it will increase in traffic,pollution,more hgvs will be on the roads,which will mean an increase in co2 emissions.

Representation ID: 3729

OBJECT Miss Ruth Thompson

Summary:

object

Representation ID: 3707

OBJECT Mr Simon Smith

Summary:

object

Representation ID: 3700

OBJECT Mrs Anne Rowlands

Summary:

There will be a large increase in the number of lorries on the already congested roads. This will increase pollution by carbon dioxide and other diesel-related emissions.
The development is proposed on green-field land which is currently natural open countryside, and which would be destroyed for ever; this type of development should be on brown-field sites in areas needing employment, next to motorway junctions or on railheads.
Local unemployment is low, so new jobs will largely benefit non-local people, who will generate further local traffic congestion as they travel to/from work.
There is currently vacant warehousing in the area to meet future needs.

Representation ID: 3680

OBJECT Mr Luke Demery

Summary:

Magna Park is road based, causing yet higher noise, light and emissions pollution to surrounding villages and towns. It is also at odds with the government's own strategy of rail distribution. It is competing with DIRFT and development near East Midlands Airport which are rail based, Any development would be at odds with the Local Plan objectives to minimise environmental pollution. And adding a country park is a poor replacement for open countryside. The jobs it creates are low skilled low wage and will not benefit the local community with plans to transport staff in. Forecasts for need very questionable

Representation ID: 3677

OBJECT Miss Claire Worthington

Summary:

I object due to the local infrastructure not being able to cope with the increased level of traffic. There will also be an unacceptable increase in pollution in terms of light, air and noise.

There are other local developments already under way such as Rugby junction 1, Leicester Forest East and East Midland Airport development.

Representation ID: 3647

OBJECT Mr John Rowlands

Summary:

There will be a large increase in the number of lorries on the already congested roads. This will increase pollution by carbon dioxide and other diesel-related emissions.
The development is proposed on green-field land which is currently natural open countryside, and which would be destroyed for ever; this type of development should be on brown-field sites in areas needing employment, next to motorway junctions or on railheads.
Local unemployment is low, so new jobs will largely benefit non-local people, who will generate further local traffic congestion as they travel to/from work.
There is currently vacant warehousing in the area to meet future needs.

Representation ID: 3624

OBJECT Mrs Allison Askew

Summary:

There will be a massive increase in the movement of lorries. The local roads and roundabouts are already congested with unacceptably high pollution levels according to EU standards

Representation ID: 3557

OBJECT mrs Gaynor Wood

Summary:

I strongly object to this proposal.
The roads cannot take the increased amount of traffic coming off and onto the motorway. The smaller roads in the surrounding villages will become vastly overused by commuters. The surrounding roads will be busier and more dangerous.
The wildlife will be damaged and lost forever.
The noise will become unbarable. I can currently hear the existing warhouses in Magna park if i leave my bedroom window open at night. I can hear the fork lift trucks and reversing vehicles.
Lutterworth does not suffer from high unemployment so would not benifit from job creation.

Representation ID: 3554

OBJECT Mr michael Wood

Summary:

I strongly object to this proposal.
The roads cannot take the increased amount of traffic coming off and onto the motorway. The smaller roads in the surrounding villages will become vastly overused by commuters. The surrounding roads will be busier and more dangerous.
The wildlife will be damaged and lost forever.
The noise will become unbarable. I can currently hear the existing warhouses in Magna park if i leave my bedroom window open at night. I can hear the fork lift trucks and reversing vehicles.
Lutterworth does not suffer from high unemployment so would not benifit from job creation.

Representation ID: 3544

OBJECT Mr Roger Jones

Summary:

Although the least objectionable of the 3 options, it also has major flaws that are additional to the previously-stated objections to the expansion of Magna Park in contravention of previous under takings.
Government policy states that, where possible, such development should be sited near to a railhead. Such facilities already exist at DIRFT and ferrying containers along the A5 from there is wasteful, unnecessary and puts considerable additional extra traffic on an already inadequate road system.

Representation ID: 3518

OBJECT Dr Stuart Rimmington

Summary:

I wish to object to this proposal. The local traffic infrastructure cannot handle the expansion and the proposed upgrade to the road system does not go far enough. It will increase the HGV movement through Lutterworth. There is no justification of building on the green land between Magna Park and Lutterworth. There will be an increase in air and light pollution and also noise.

Representation ID: 3516

OBJECT Mr Graham Logan

Summary:

Strongly object.
No benefits for surrounding areas and it is a monstrous, high-density warehousing plan that will profoundly and adversely impact upon Cotesbach in terms of increased traffic (especially dirty diesel HGVs) , lifestyle quality (ability to get to e.g. Rugby Train Station & M6), noise & light pollution & air pollution in Lutterworth.
Lutterworth already has some of the worst air quality in Leicestershire - recording high levels of NO2, which academic studies have shown can cause respiratory illnesses, bronchitis, asthma, cancer and even reduce the capacity of children's lungs by up to 10%. HDC should get medical opinion.

Representation ID: 3507

OBJECT Mrs Christine Horsfall

Summary:

This proposed development is not in an area with good road links to motorways and is not close to a railhead. With HS2 proposed the distribution centres should be situated in areas adjacent to railways to reduce pollution and traffic congestion. The proposal is speculative, demand is not proven and, should the site become disused good, productive farmland with a diverse habitat would never be re-instated.
There is no demand for local low paid jobs and therefore workers would commute in to an area with non-existent public transport and therefore would all drive, causing further congestion and pollution
.

Representation ID: 3327

OBJECT Wibtoft parish council (Mr Mark Pierpoint) represented by Wibtoft parish council (Mr Mark Pierpoint)

Summary:

As residents and emuers locally pur hamlet is directly exposed to the increased volumes of traffic and access problems caused by the growth in warehouse fulfilment capacity and employment related journeys as well as the services frequented for both.

We do not wish to see any further growth as our local roads and access to them is already compromised by heavy use 24 hour with frequent accident some recently
Fatal and not adequate public service transport options

Representation ID: 3311

OBJECT Miss Megan Tunstall

Summary:

Lutterworth does not have the infrastructure to support another distribution centre as it is just a small market town which already contains many job opportunities. This new site will take up a vast amount of precious countryside, farmers fields and demolish the peaceful villages around. Wildlife habitats will be destroyed to make way for concrete buildings which are not needed as there already is a large distribution centre.

Representation ID: 3287

SUPPORT MR Michael Wilcox

Summary:

this gives less intrusion into countryside and prevents IDI gazeely from having a monopoly position on logistics

Representation ID: 3153

OBJECT Melissa Gillbee

Summary:

not a holistic approach. will be competing with Magna Park. highly dense warehousing and no consideration for built environment / heritage features.

Representation ID: 3142

OBJECT Mr Robert Galley

Summary:

Increase in pollution, traffic and disturbance to the town. Lutterworth will not benefit from this development given almost full employment already in the town. Unsure why this cannot be moved further down the A5 away from small town.

Representation ID: 3122

OBJECT CLAYBROOKE MAGNA Parish Council (Nick Reseigh)

Summary:

The local roads and roundabouts are already congested with unacceptably high pollution levels according to EU standards.

Representation ID: 3118

OBJECT Revd. Terence Colling

Summary:

This development would put more pressure on the overcrowded A5 which currently carries an enormous number of Heavy Goods Vehicles. It would also put pressure on local roads and would be detrimental to the environment.

Representation ID: 3112

OBJECT Mrs Alison Hull

Summary:

Magna park is large enough to serve current and future distribution needs. A growth in magna park would require substantial growth in housing, schools and health provision which is already oversubscribed.

Representation ID: 3060

OBJECT Mrs Emma Dakin

Summary:

We do not need or want more warehouses, as the nature of the work is insulting to human ability. Employment should be created , that honours the design of the human brain, which needs stimulating and creative activity,and not repetitive tedious tasks.

Representation ID: 3041

OBJECT Mr Kenneth Tunstall

Summary:

The A5 is already a mess, the amount of traffic going through Lutterworth is hideous and the air pollution is the worst in the county, do you really want to make it worse?? Is everything about profit. Do what is right. Reject this application

Representation ID: 3040

OBJECT Beth Kerslake

Summary:

The size of this expansion would not be resourced by local people therefore would only add to the choked infrastructure of local roads, for both commuters into Lutterworth, and the increased delivery lorries.
This would make the black spots worse, diesel pollution even worse, and affect the local community negatively.

Representation ID: 3009

OBJECT Mrs Avril Tunstall

Summary:

Lutterworth cannot sustain yet another logistic park, as Magna Park has aready created much traffic congestion and very poor air quality. Measures to improve Lutterworth's air quality have failed, so creating more traffic, and hence more traffic fumes, would be unethical. More traffic entering and leaving the area would also increase the risk of road traffic accidents , as at peak times, the Gibbet roundabout already becomes highly congested, and causes tail backs on the A5,, A426 and surrounding roads.

Representation ID: 2990

OBJECT Zoe Ridley

Summary:

Lutterworth and area has virtually no unemployment. There is little or no public transport to Magna Park. The additional employees will travel significant distances and have to travel by car through the villages and Lutterworth.
There will be a massive increase in the movement of lorries. The local roads and roundabouts are already congested with unacceptably high pollution levels according to EU standards.
These proposals are for warehousing on current farmland. Once this is lost it will be gone forever.
There is currently vacant warehousing in the area to meet current and future needs.

Representation ID: 2961

OBJECT Revd. Terence Colling

Summary:

Increased traffic and polution

Representation ID: 2958

OBJECT Revd. Terence Colling

Summary:

Increased traffic and polution.

Representation ID: 2946

OBJECT Emma Ridley

Summary:

Lutterworth and area has virtually no unemployment. There is little or no public transport to Magna Park. The additional employees will travel significant distances and have to travel by car through the villages and Lutterworth.
There will be a massive increase in the movement of lorries. The local roads and roundabouts are already congested with unacceptably high pollution levels according to EU standards.
These proposals are for warehousing on current farmland. Once this is lost it will be gone forever.
There is currently vacant warehousing in the area to meet current and future needs.

Representation ID: 2922

OBJECT Mr Neil Ridley

Summary:

Lutterworth and area has virtually no unemployment. There is little or no public transport to Magna Park. The additional employees will travel significant distances and have to travel by car through the villages and Lutterworth.
There will be a massive increase in the movement of lorries. The local roads and roundabouts are already congested with unacceptably high pollution levels according to EU standards.
These proposals are for warehousing on current farmland. Once this is lost it will be gone forever.
There is currently vacant warehousing in the area to meet current and future needs.

Representation ID: 2921

OBJECT Mrs Martine Blackburn

Summary:

There is little or no public transport to Magna Park. The additional employees would be drawn from a wide area around Magna Park and have to travel by car through the villages and Lutterworth. Increased traffic would be detrimental to health. Lutterworth has the highest recorded concentration of emissions in Leicestershire (HDC 2014).
Further development would increase not only commuter journeys but lorries and consequently diesel fumes etc. putting at risk children's health in the area.

Representation ID: 2919

OBJECT Dr anthony kenton

Summary:

As for option A: Expansion of Magna Park is not needed nor wanted. There is currently little unemployment in Lutterworth. There are no rail links here so workers will have to travel by car which, along with the increase in lorries, will create massive traffic problems and pollution.

Representation ID: 2838

OBJECT Edmund Hunt

Summary:

high density warehousing with little consideration for surrounding environment or communities (notably light pollution) and simply not adequate mitigation measures...they are utilising investment in infrastructure from other companies (IDI / Prologis) in order to increase their Investment Rate of Return.

Representation ID: 2810

OBJECT Mr A Adcock

Summary:

No benefits for surrounding areas and is a high density warehousing plan that will impact on Cotesbach in terms of traffic, lifestyle quality (e,
.g. ability to get to Rugby train station /M6) light pollution and air pollution in Lutterworth.

Representation ID: 2768

OBJECT Simon Silvester

Summary:

There is little or no public transport to Magna Park. The additional employees would be drawn from a wide area around Magna Park and have to
travel by car through the villages and Lutterworth.

There will be a massive increase in the movement of lorries. The local roads and roundabouts are already congested with unacceptably high pollution levels according to EU standards.

Eventually there would be up to 12,530 jobs created. Lutterworth and area has virtually no unemployment.

These proposals are for warehousing on current farmland. Once this is lost it will be gone forever.

Representation ID: 2763

OBJECT Joan Tapping

Summary:

Same grounds as for A: There is no evidence that this expansion on a greenfield site is needed. There is no unemployment in the area and there are other sites available for warehousing (some already developed) and next to railheads It ignores the lack of infrastructure to support such a development e.g. roads and takes no account of the environmental damage that will be caused e.g. light and air pollution, loss of countryside amenities/wildlife. Ullesthorpe and Cotesbach will become industrial areas rather than rural villages which is why most of us moved here.

Representation ID: 2667

SUPPORT LUBENHAM Parish Council (Mrs Diana Cook)

Summary:

Seems like the better option as long as transport links are provided and it does not involve taking up prime agricultural land.

Representation ID: 2583

OBJECT Miss Alison Bent

Summary:

There will be a massive increase in the movement of lorries. The local roads and roundabouts are already congested with unacceptably high pollution levels according to EU standards.

Representation ID: 2564

OBJECT Mrs Clare Robinson

Summary:

I feel Magna Park is big enough. This proposal would result in an increase in traffic including HGV's which local roads wouldn't be able to cope with, and also an increase in pollution. There would be the loss of a considerable amount of valuable farmland and wildlife habitat.

Representation ID: 2499

OBJECT Mrs Shiela Carlton

Summary:

As comments above

Representation ID: 2494

OBJECT Mrs Maggie Pankhurst

Summary:

Proposals A/B/C are made under the heading of employment in the proposed Local Plan. Creating thousands of low paid jobs in an area with no unemployment is not strategic. What we need in the Lutterworth area are employment opportunities for skilled/professional employees not more low paid un/semi skilled jobs. Currently people have to look outside the area for these jobs and this results in many young people moving away to earn their living. These proposals are seeking to solve a problem that does not exist and which will bring many problems to the area eg. pollution/traffic.

Representation ID: 2491

OBJECT Mr Alan Pankhurst

Summary:

Same grounds as for A: There is no evidence that this expansion on a greenfield site is needed. There is no unemployment in the area and there are other sites available for warehousing (some already developed) and next to railheads It ignores the lack of infrastructure to support such a development e.g. roads and takes no account of the environmental damage that will be caused e.g. light and air pollution, loss of countryside amenities/wildlife. Ullesthorpe and Cotesbach will become industrial areas rather than rural villages which is why most of us moved here.

Representation ID: 2457

OBJECT Mr Ian Madeley

Summary:

- Negative impacts on local infrastructure,

- Increased pollution in terms of light, noise and air.

- Increased traffic, journey times, risk to pedestrians and other road users.

- Need another option which considers wider regional or national possibilities, as part of a more cohesive approach to warehousing and distribution.

Representation ID: 2451

OBJECT Mr Simon Howes

Summary:

Prefer no further Magna Pk expansion and In the alternative suggest towards Leic Forest east shouldering M1 and M69 or further utilisation of East Mids Parkway as allocation doesn't need to be in Harborough District but in broader Leicestershire.

Representation ID: 1999

OBJECT Dr Susan Tebby

Summary:

Harborough has one of lowest unemployment rates, Lutterworth even lower. Approx 50% of jobs pickers, stackers, packers and movers will be automated in near future (reported in newspapers since April, with robots paying for themselves in these specific areas within 18months. (South Glasgow University Hospital trials). Fewer workers mean fewer middle managers. Less jobs all round.
Lutterworth has a new Logistics academy and does not need another one. We do not need expansion at Magna park.

Representation ID: 1997

OBJECT Dr Susan Tebby

Summary:

No more expansion beyond existing footprint. Discussions should be held to explore the possibility of building underground to existing sheds. Plenty of surrounding space to erect temporary sheds while this work in progress, then ramps down to lower floors/entrances for HGVs. Plenty of internal roof space in many sheds not being utilized: additional mezzanines can be added without raising the roof-lines.
Other vacant sheds in the locality but better to house in other areas, distributing the cost of repairs to roads, pavements, parking lots and destruction of verges taken for widening existing roads.

Representation ID: 1972

OBJECT MRS JANE FAIRCLIFFE

Summary:

magna park is large enough

Representation ID: 1781

OBJECT mr chris faircliffe

Summary:

not needed speculative

Representation ID: 1779

OBJECT mr chris faircliffe

Summary:

Speculative development, no need, would have a detrimental affect on the area

Representation ID: 1695

COMMENT mrs anne thomasson

Summary:

We need a fourth option

no further expansion at Magna Park or close by

Representation ID: 1689

OBJECT mrs anne thomasson

Summary:

Will be the source of considerable increases in traffic, pollution, loss of countryside and general dominance of the locality by the largest distribution hub in Europe

Representation ID: 1593

OBJECT Mr Scott Munton

Summary:

To much additional traffic will be generated through the villages from the creation of jobs of which most will not be filled from the local area as Lutterworth has virtually no unemployment. Additional lorries will also add to the traffic along with worsening the already unacceptable high levels of pollution. This expansion is all proposed on productive farmland which is unacceptable when we should be focusing on brown field sites or the use of existing vacant warehousing it should also be essential that permission should only be granted to rail led sites and not road led.

Representation ID: 1536

OBJECT Mrs Clare Robertson Smith

Summary:

There is very little unemployment in the Lutterworth area, and only 20% of the present Magna Park employees live within the whole of the Harborough District. New distribution centres, if there is in fact a need for more, should be built nearer to motorway junctions in areas of higher unemployment.

Representation ID: 1519

OBJECT Dr Paul Dimmer

Summary:

The case for an expansion is flimsy and of no benefit to the local community. The proposals are also in direct conflict with this draft plan's objectives, because:
they are not on previously developed land - as the original development was;
there would be an adverse impact on the natural environment, being on open countryside.
there would be a negative impact on neighbouring villages (visual, noise, pollution, increased traffic).

Representation ID: 1503

OBJECT Mrs Karen Farnsworth

Summary:

We do not need any further Magna Park expansion.
Pressure to infrastructure of roads not suitable for increase volume.
Increase to traffic light noise air pollution.
What about DIRFT Crick keeping haulage off roads? Only 10mins from Magna Park.
Why not expand Leicester Forest East and East Midlands Parkway.
Take into account Warwickshire's developments of distribution parks around M6 10mins from Magna Park.

Representation ID: 1494

OBJECT Mrs Kathryn Bonser

Summary:

Lutterworth and Rugby have one of the lowest rates of unemployment so the need to create jobs in this area is just not needed. It would be better suited nearer towns that need jobs.

Representation ID: 1447

OBJECT CLAYBROOKE PARVA Parish Council (Maurice C Howell)

Summary:

Object to Option B

Representation ID: 1347

OBJECT Dr ANGELA WINTER

Summary:

Lutterworth has minimal unemployment and Magna Park employees largely commute from areas such as Rugby..

There is already major congestion in the Magna Park area with several local accident blackspots. Further development will increase HGV traffic, increasing danger and pollution.

Expanding Magna Park sacrifices farmland and attractive walking country forever. There are other more suitable local locations such as the distribution centres near Rugby which are adjacent to rail transport and on brownfield sites.

There is also sufficient vacant warehousing in the area to meet current and future needs.

I do not see any need to expand Magna Park at all.

Representation ID: 1334

OBJECT Mr Neil Blackhall

Summary:

The extra jobs created are not required as Lutterworth has minimal unemployment.

There is little public transport to Magna Park, so employees will have to commute via the local villages, increasing traffic.

There will be a massive increase in the number of lorries, further congesting local roads and creating additional tailbacks at roundabouts/junctions, increasing pollution to unacceptably high levels.

These proposals are for warehousing on current farmland/green belt. Once this is lost it will be gone forever. There are other more suitable local locations on brownfield land.

There is also vacant warehousing in the area to meet current and future needs.

Representation ID: 1268

OBJECT Mrs June Whiting

Summary:

There will be a huge increase in the movement of lorries. The local roads, roundabouts, laybys are already congested with unacceptably high pollution levels according to EU standards

Representation ID: 1181

OBJECT mr philip frost

Summary:

There are better locations than this option such as north east of A5 opposite the old Rugby radio station. This flat land area is close to the M1 motorway. DRIFT rail terminal, A5 and A14 major roads so more accessible to commuter and freight traffic. This location would not have the same impact on pollution as in the Lutterworth.

Representation ID: 1147

OBJECT Mrs SM Eales

Summary:

Enough land has been used for Magna Park without any more noise , traffic pollution, and countryside being take up by large warehouse. Whats wrong with using the Dirft at Rugby site to build more units which has all the facilities including a rail link ??

Representation ID: 1127

OBJECT Mrs Janet Newman

Summary:

I object to the expansion of any more distribution sites, Magna Park is big enough.

Traffic congestion is already unacceptable at times and the proposed increase in vehicles would make travelling a nightmare at times.
Warehouses should be near motorways, reducing impact on environment and ideally using a rail freight system, which is the Government's preferred option.

The majority of employment would be low paid, zero hours, the area needs development of a wider range of employment not this.
It does not want to be known as the 'low pay capital of the region'.

No option is acceptable

Representation ID: 1123

OBJECT Mr Ian Duffield

Summary:

I object because:
1. The area has practically no unemployment, thus those working on site would travel in causing congestion and even poorer air quality
2. Other more appropriate sites exist that would not have such a negitive impact such as DIRFT, M69/M1 at Leicester Forest East and East Midlands Airport.
The commercial growth plus possible additional house building would adversely affect the long term viability of Lutterworth as a town.

Representation ID: 1114

OBJECT J Bradley

Summary:

The local community does not need expansion of more warehousing in the area, this will only add to more congestion & existing housing pressures & community services. In order to maintain a vibrant sustainable place to live and work the local community should NOT be subject to a concentration of warehouse development. The creation of jobs from these type of developments should be sited in parts of the country where jobs are needed, Redcar for instance.

Representation ID: 1095

OBJECT Nicholas Jenkins

Summary:

Very low unemployment in Harborough District (222). Low in Rugby & Daventry area. Magna Pk, DIRFT & Rugby competing for same people. No option gets away from the increase of traffic, pollution, noise,light on agricultural land

Representation ID: 1074

OBJECT Kay Wilson

Summary:

I would object strongly to this proposal as it is a greenfield site and as such not appropriate for a development of this nature. Also the current road system, particularly the A5 cannot really support the amount of traffic that currently is generated, let alone a further increase.

Representation ID: 1059

OBJECT Mrs Kathleen Rowell

Summary:

I object the expansion of any more warehousing in this area, Magna Park is big enough this plan would be disproportionately large for area.
All new warehousing should be near Motorways.
Would encroach on farm land and be too near to Lutterworth and nearby villages.
Very little local unemployment, workers mainly in low paid work would have to travel from out of area.
Massive increase in traffic, HGV and car. More air pollution, it is already bad enough.
Who are the customers

Representation ID: 998

OBJECT Mr Stephen Willcox

Summary:

Impact on infrastructure, Magna Park is already big enough

Representation ID: 890

OBJECT Susan Sharpe

Summary:

As previous objections to option A

Representation ID: 879

OBJECT Mr Graham Ruff

Summary:

See Objection To Option A
Suggest hybrid option for No further development in or around Magna Park

Representation ID: 717

SUPPORT TUR LANGTON Parish Council (Alison Gibson)

Summary:

Like this option

Representation ID: 694

OBJECT Mrs Joy Burgoine

Summary:

The Symmetry Park is very close to Cotesbach, Lutterworth Golf Club and the by-pass an area already suffering from intense traffic activity. Cotesbach in particular, the residents are experiencing great difficulty in accessing the A426. It is also going to be a bit blott on the landscape in an area saturated by quarries, landfill, wind farms etc.

Representation ID: 616

OBJECT Mrs Jan Butcher

Summary:

the evidence of need is highly debatable and the reasons against expansion of MP as set out in the Core Strategy stand. so no change option must be explored.

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