Government Sets Last Minute 6 Week deadline to do a Garden Village Masterplan

Today in the ádditional guidance’set out in March – why not in March – and why only for smaller Garden Villages not Garden Cities?

Provide a high level spatial plan illustrating the ambition for the Garden Village. Include the existing and proposed infrastructure connections; rail stations, road junctions, access roads, power supply, drainage, etc. What is the scale of development? Include: site size, proposed number of homes, schools, employment space, community facilities and green space provision.

Demonstrate how the proposed settlement meets the principles of wellplanned, designed and sustainable Garden Villages. What is innovative and progressive about the Garden Village and what makes it a locally distinctive place? Describe how parks, play areas, community facilities, open spaces and environmental systems will function and help create the sense of place. How will local employment opportunities be created?