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Concerns raised over mobile home planning application in Great Kingshill
A RESIDENTS' association has raised concerns about two planning applications which includes retrospective permission for a mobile home.
The ownership of Field Farm, which is on the field at the corner of Spurlands End Road with Windmill Lane in Great Kingshill, changed hands within the last few months.
Following what the Great Kingshill Residents Association described as a "considerable amount of activity at the site" the group lodged a Planning Enforcement Investigation Complaint towards the start of July.
On July 22 two mobile homes were moved onto the site.
The police and Wycombe District Council were informed.
Two planning applications have now been submitted- one for the creation of new access to the site from Windmill Lane and one for an additional mobile home on the existing caravan site. Both are retrospective.
A spokesman for the GKRA thanked Wycombe District Council Planning Enforcement and Thames Valley Police for their speedy actions.
They added: "The GKRA would be opposing the planning applications strongly as the unauthorised stationing of a mobile home and the creation of a new access to the site from Windmill Lane were on Green Belt land within the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
"The detailed objections would be circulated throughout both Great Kingshill and Widmer End, as the actions taken by the new owners of the site were of great concern to both communities.
"The GKRA will be encouraging villagers to review both applications and to make their own representations to the Planning Officer by the deadline of Monday, August 20."
There is former planning approval from 1971 for two mobile homes/ caravans on the site, so this planning application is for a third.
The site was granted a licence for the stationing of mobile homes by Wycombe District Council in June 1991, according to the application, which says Field Farm is an existing agricultural/ equestrian holding and mobile home park.
Spokesman for WDC, Nick Sykes, said: "Following the unauthorised mobile home being brought on to site the Council applied for and was granted a High Court Injunction; and this prevents any further mobile homes being brought on to the land and also prevents any further unauthorised development."