Basement Review Draft policy and other measures for public consultation

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Schamroth & Harriss (James Harriss) 31 Jan 2013

Basement Review Draft policy and other measures for public consultation 2- Review of the Core Strategy box1 34.3.57 - 34.3.58

  • Comment ID: 391
In general we support the proposals concerning surface water drainage (34.3.58)
Miss Arbuthnot 31 Jan 2013

Basement Review Draft policy and other measures for public consultation 2- Review of the Core Strategy box1 34.3.57 - 34.3.58

  • Comment ID: 412
Page 11 Para 34.3.57 - Not just drainage and flooding, but all aspects of the water table, not just on the property itself but locally. What about impact on local trees, shrubs, borders etc. which draw on local water supplies? Perhaps the new structure will block access.
King Knight Build Ltd (King Kn… 31 Jan 2013

Basement Review Draft policy and other measures for public consultation 2- Review of the Core Strategy box1 34.3.57 - 34.3.58

  • Comment ID: 400
The proposed supporting text in this paragraph sets out the background to the councils revised policy approach and highlights concern about the impact of basement development on the character and appearance of the built environment, the impact on adjoining residents during the construction phase and issues such as drainage, flooding and the structural stability of nearby properties. However, whilst the text does acknowledge that basements can provide positive benefits to residents by the additi
Tessuto (Gemma Gordon-Duff) 30 Jan 2013

Basement Review Draft policy and other measures for public consultation 2- Review of the Core Strategy box1 34.3.57 - 34.3.58

  • Comment ID: 182
General points Garden basements creating an artificially level landscape (34.3.57) Gardens on top of basements need not be level. A garden basement can have the same increases in level or undulating surface as any other residential garden.
Tony Holt 30 Jan 2013

Basement Review Draft policy and other measures for public consultation 2- Review of the Core Strategy box1 34.3.57 - 34.3.58

  • Comment ID: 507
Para 34.3.57. The geology and sub-strata need to be taken into account as well. This should be mentioned in a separate sub-para.
Basement Force (Simon Haslam) 29 Jan 2013

Basement Review Draft policy and other measures for public consultation 2- Review of the Core Strategy box1 34.3.57 - 34.3.58

  • Comment ID: 159
Garden basements creating an artificially level landscape (34.3.57) Gardens on top of basements need not be level. A garden basement can have the same increases in level or undulating surface as any other residential garden.
London Basement (Stephen Merritt) 29 Jan 2013

Basement Review Draft policy and other measures for public consultation 2- Review of the Core Strategy box1 34.3.57 - 34.3.58

  • Comment ID: 142
Garden basements creating an artificially level landscape (34.3.57) Gardens on top of basements need not be level. A garden basement can have the same increases in level or undulating surface as any other residential garden.
VAHE GULVANESSIAN 25 Jan 2013

Basement Review Draft policy and other measures for public consultation 2- Review of the Core Strategy box1 34.3.57 - 34.3.58

  • Comment ID: 116
Garden basements creating an artificially level landscape (34.3.57) Gardens on top of basements need not be level. A garden basement can have the same increases in level or undulating surface as any other residential garden.
Chelsea Society (Paul Lever) 16 Jan 2013

Basement Review Draft policy and other measures for public consultation 2- Review of the Core Strategy box1 34.3.57 - 34.3.58

  • Comment ID: 42
34.3.57 - 58. These paragraphs are inadequate in their portrayal of the problems which basement construction can cause for neighbours; and they lack any clear description of what the purpose of the new policy is. They should be re-drafted as follows: "34.3.57. Basements can provide benefits to residents by adding extra living accommodation. But they pose particular problems not raised by above ground extensions and developments. Whilst largely out of sight, basements normally have some elements