We object because of the impact on traffic and road safety

  • There are only two roads out of the development. Cars from 136 homes will have a major impact on roads known to be affected by speeding traffic, with Hilton Park closed to through traffic in the 1990s, and Meadowburn Road having traffic calming introduced in 2016.
  • People living in the development are unlikely to use public transport, facing either a 30-minute walk to the train station or a half-hour wait for buses at the nearest main bus stop, on Hilton Road.
  • At the Leisuredrome end of the development, 63 homes are planned for 127 people, including children – and yet there are only c.105 car parking spaces…

Find the evidence for these grounds for objection.