NDP SG Notes 5th August 2021

Stoke Lacy Neighbourhood Development Plan Steering Group Meeting 5th August 2021 at 7:00

Attendees: Carole Leonard, Meg Warren, James Wilson, Bill Morgan, Jo Davies, Freddie Lewis, Emma (?)

Apologies: Ali Parker


New site submitted for inclusion in call for sites

Extra site addendum

A discussion took place about the additional site it was agreed that this must be assessed as part of the current process.

AECOM – Additional funding no problem

Site visit September by Tim Fern

Consider the historic motte

CL Canvass opinion

MW – Design Codes September meeting interim or draft to present at public meeting. At public meeting or interim

Carole design of NDP document

Text & visuals

Posters / publicity

Bill asks for responses to the red issues

Cricks Green – Much Marcle approach

Focus on Timescales: –

For P/C NDP doc in good state as possible

BM – Parish meeting requirements – NDP

  • Draft policies
  • Sites
  • Results & Surveys
  • Charts
  • Comments
  • Late site – needs to be done

BM – Sent out recommendations at beginning of July but nobody came back with comments

Hopton lane development

Design codes for business

Settlement boundary

a) Around current bricks & mortar

b) defensible boundary

c) Tight settlement boundary

Including gardens in settlement boundaries?


Do we include or not include?

Settlement Boundary

Proportional development

Less concentrated development

Meg – to clarify from Sam about her recommendations about including gardens or not.

Emma & Freddie – to look at boundaries

Carole to send Much Marcle report for consideration

CL – The report needs to assess the evolution of development within the village suggest ask: –

Ask Bromyard History Society

Photos of village or Helen Symonds

Stoke Cross

Betty ask about

Gloria Johnson ask about evolution of the village

2) Cricks Green

It was agreed the SG would not recommend including a new settlement in Cricks Green

Site Recommendations

1) Cricks Green – no outside settlement boundary no

2) Ralphs – no AECOM report

3) Sally – Yes. Further feedback for 2-3 houses. In side Village envelope 

4) Density and spread – no

5) Density and spread – no

6) Density spreading the boundaries of village. Density of development, exceeding our quota no

7) Hopton Lane

8) AECOM red outside settlement and rural

9) Infill Dutch Barn. Yes into parking or design / access

10) Red …. Outside settlement and rural

11) Red access – no

12) Red access – no

It was concluded that regrettably the NDP was not at a sufficiently advanced stage to be able to go ahead with the public meetings in September.

Proposed Future meetings

NDP MeetingsParish Council MtgsFor info.
DateTimeLocationMeeting details
Wednesday 25th Aug7:00PloughNDP SG meetingCommunity NDP meeting – Prep8th Sep 7:00
Wednesday 1st Sep7:00PloughNDP SG meetingCommunity NDP meeting – Prep 
Tuesday 14th Sep7:00 PloughNDP SG meetingCommunity NDP meeting – Prep 
Wednesday15th Sep7:00 Village HallCommunity NDP meeting 
Saturday 18th Sep14:00Village HallCommunity NDP meeting