Proposed traveller sites put forward

Chiltern District Council offices

Chiltern District Council offices

First published in News Bucks Free Press: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

SEVEN sites have been identified for potential future development for travellers in the Chiltern District.

A draft of the Delivery Development Plan Document was looked at by a Chiltern District Council committee on Tuesday night.

The document said the suitable sites within the built up area of Chiltern District, excluded from the Green Belt, continues to be the main focus for meeting the unmet need for gypsy and traveller sites.

The proposal sites mentioned will be held back until they are absolutely needed under very special circumstances.

The proposed sites are The Orchards in West Hyde Lane, Chalfont St Peter for up to six pitches subject to landfill gas monitoring on an extended site; Three Oaks Farm in Roberts Lane, Chalfont St Peter for three pitches within an existing site and land off Rushmere Lane, Near Orchard Leigh for two pitches on a new site.

Other proposed sites are Waggoners Bit in Whielden Lane, Amersham for two pitches, Green Acres Farm in West Hyde Lane in Chalfont St Peter for two pitches and Tobys Stables in Tobys Lane in Little Missenden for one pitch.

A site for travelling showpeople was proposed at Green Acres Farm in Early Howe Road in Holmer Green for three pitches through reconfiguration of the site or site expansion.

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2:41pm Mon 27 Jan 14

BucksComment says...

Madness - why do we continue to put up with this rubbish?

If I decide that it is my 'culture' to live in a 6 bedroon mansion with an indoor heated swimming pool, would the council build one for me?

If you are homeless, you will be provided with a home - you do not get to say what or where .
Madness - why do we continue to put up with this rubbish? If I decide that it is my 'culture' to live in a 6 bedroon mansion with an indoor heated swimming pool, would the council build one for me? If you are homeless, you will be provided with a home - you do not get to say what or where . BucksComment
  • Score: 17

4:44pm Tue 28 Jan 14

legiopatrianostra says...

Presumably these 'travellers' will be paying for these sites, including rent.
Presumably these 'travellers' will be paying for these sites, including rent. legiopatrianostra
  • Score: 9

5:35pm Tue 28 Jan 14

Dickitdo says...

Who in their right mind ,would want to live anywhere near to these people . I am sure that I do not have to go into details why, These people are just foisted upon communities, with little or no choice as to whether they want them or not . It seems to me if you do not want one of these encampments in your area then you should make it patently clear, and who has to pay to make these sites available to these miscreants, and to clear up behind them, "US" I do not believe that they are needed or wanted Anywhere,and anybody that thinks otherwise is very welcome to them .But not if you live near me.
Who in their right mind ,would want to live anywhere near to these people . I am sure that I do not have to go into details why, These people are just foisted upon communities, with little or no choice as to whether they want them or not . It seems to me if you do not want one of these encampments in your area then you should make it patently clear, and who has to pay to make these sites available to these miscreants, and to clear up behind them, "US" I do not believe that they are needed or wanted Anywhere,and anybody that thinks otherwise is very welcome to them .But not if you live near me. Dickitdo
  • Score: 10

6:41pm Tue 28 Jan 14

chesham20 says...

How about the council car park in Amersham. I think that would be a great idea.
How about the council car park in Amersham. I think that would be a great idea. chesham20
  • Score: 6

6:44pm Tue 28 Jan 14

chesham20 says...

Does the council own any of this "land" for the proposed sites. Or will they compulsory purchase that land with mine and yours poll tax money?
Does the council own any of this "land" for the proposed sites. Or will they compulsory purchase that land with mine and yours poll tax money? chesham20
  • Score: 7

2:53am Wed 29 Jan 14

Dickitdo says...

Thirty or forty years ago Wycombe Council made available a Travellers Site at High Heavens at Booker, High Wycombe . it did not last long they smashed up the toilet block and everything else . " Here Endeth The Lesson !."
Thirty or forty years ago Wycombe Council made available a Travellers Site at High Heavens at Booker, High Wycombe . it did not last long they smashed up the toilet block and everything else . " Here Endeth The Lesson !." Dickitdo
  • Score: 5

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