Proposal: Application for the approval of reserved matters (access, appearance, landscaping, layout, and scale) pursuant to outline permission ref 14/01420/AS for the erection of up to 100 dwellings, parking, landscaping, open space and associated works.
I am writing on behalf of the Tenterden & District Residents Association (TDRA) to object to this planning application for the following reasons:
a) We do not find any relevance to using the ‘arts and crafts’ style for Tenterden. A meaningful and detailed study of the local vernacular architecture is required and the materials and detailing need to be interpreted in a high quality and convincing manner.
b) The 3-storey flats at the southeast end of the proposed development will have a negative impact on the adjacent AONB and should be relocated towards the entrance to the site.
c) The protective buffer zone adjacent to the listed setting of Belgar is insufficient.
Siggi Nepp – Planning Secretary
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