Coastline housing has now submitted its planning application for 75 homes, with off-street parking for land next to Bulwark Road and Nansloe in Helston. All the homes will be affordable housing.
Out of the 75 affordable housing, the types of housing will be:
- 14 x one-bed units – which 12 will be for affordable rent and two for shared ownership;
- 30 x two-bed units (29 houses and one bungalow) -16 of the houses will be affordable rent and 13 shared ownership. The bungalow will be affordable rent;
- 25 x three-bed houses – 12 will be affordable rent and 13 shared ownership;
- 6 x four-bed – 4 x affordable rent and 2 x shared ownership.
Using the Council’s information from Homechoice, there are 563 households are know to be in need which is split between 261 with a one-bed need, 185 with a two-bed needs, 90 with a three-bed need and one with a six-bed need.
The site layout is:
Putting aside the need for affordable homes in Helston, key to this application is the highway access to and from the proposed site, especially as the the entrance is close to Nansloe School. The applicants have submitted a detailed travel plan in reference to the site. This can be accessed HERE. As the local member, the access is the most critical part of this application.
As the planning application is now live, it is important people give their views. It is important the views come from both for and against the plan. You can make representation either by filling your comments online, by letter or email to the planning dept. at Cornwall Council. You can also email me with your comments and/or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
The planning application number for this plan is PA16/07813. You will need to use this when submitting your comments.
For the detailed planning application details, please click HERE. Make yourself a drink and sit down and read the documentation as there is quite a bit to digest.
This application will go through the democratic process with Helston Town Council discussing this first, where the public also have chance to give comment. It will also be discussed at Cornwall Council and their planning committee before any decision is made. Cornwall Council has to give a decision on this application by the end of November. Unless there are valid reasons for an extension.