If you’re one of the 20,000 patients of the Bosmere Medical Centre, this directly affects you.

After two years of public silence by our Councillors, the long awaited planning application for the new Portsmouth Water Company headquarters building at the back of the Bosmere Medical Centre in Solent Road has finally been loaded to the Havant Borough Council Planning 'Public Access' portal. While several alternative access points have been suggested, Portsmouth … Continue reading If you’re one of the 20,000 patients of the Bosmere Medical Centre, this directly affects you.

The ‘Pfizer site’ at 32 New Lane – “When you’re in a hole, stop digging”

We're getting tired of reporting on this one. We're certainly tired of wading through the nonsense that the applicant's 'transport consultant' turns out. The Kingsbridge application to redevelop the old Pfizer cold store site at 32 New Lane might have seemed like a bright idea to somebody who doesn't know the town, but for local … Continue reading The ‘Pfizer site’ at 32 New Lane – “When you’re in a hole, stop digging”

Persimmon Homes makes a grab for the Southmere ‘Hay meadow’

Here's another developer trying it on with an application for outline planning permission. The site in question is the Southmere Hay Meadow (click the link to open the application). This site will be well known to all who drive between Havant and Hayling as being the last piece of green space to the west of … Continue reading Persimmon Homes makes a grab for the Southmere ‘Hay meadow’

Kingsbridge re-imagine the traffic numbers for the ‘Pfizer site’ application

Kingsbridge Developments have added further documents to the set they submitted in February for the 32 New Lane Planning Application. Following our earlier reports on the likely impact of allowing such a traffic generating business in the middle of a town already constrained by peak time traffic issues, Kingsbridge and their Transport Consultant, Vectos, went … Continue reading Kingsbridge re-imagine the traffic numbers for the ‘Pfizer site’ application

Bargate Homes win Lower Road planning appeal

Members may recall our earlier reports on the saga of the Bargate Homes planning applications for Lower Road, Bedhampton. Our previous report on the HBC meetings which rejected the two previous applications by this developer can be found at this link. If you can't recall the two original applications, these plans might help. Bargate Homes … Continue reading Bargate Homes win Lower Road planning appeal

Portsmouth Water – Lack of ‘Master Plan’ transparency

If you're a resident of West Street, of Brockhampton Road or if you're simply one of the 20,000 patients of the Bosmere Medical Practice, you should take a keen interest in the designs that Portsmouth Water have on the land they own between West Street and Solent Road. © Historic England – Britain from Above It … Continue reading Portsmouth Water – Lack of ‘Master Plan’ transparency

Southleigh Park – Bargate Homes ‘Application for tree works’

In previous years, Havant Civic Society confined its interest to matters pertaining to the immediate town centre. As might be evident from some of our recent posts, we now place equal weight to matters affecting the surrounding area and this post represents one such example. It also shows, for a welcome change, a good example … Continue reading Southleigh Park – Bargate Homes ‘Application for tree works’

Lower Road Bedhampton – Bargate Homes raising the stakes

We see that Luken Beck, acting on behalf of Bargate Homes, have come back with a revised application for the land south of Lower Road, Bedhampton. This application, you may recall, was refused back in March this year. Having lodged an appeal to the planning inspector, Luken Beck have regrouped and reissued the proposal, accompanied … Continue reading Lower Road Bedhampton – Bargate Homes raising the stakes

5-7 East street, the missing piece in the jigsaw

The missing piece in the East Street development jigsaw seems to have been found under the sofa. APP/20/00936 | Erection of 4 storey residential building comprising of 1 No one bed apartment and 7 No two bed apartments. | 5-7 East Street, Havant, PO9 1AA To make a comment on this application, please see the link at the bottom … Continue reading 5-7 East street, the missing piece in the jigsaw

Consultation on changes to the pre-submission local plan is available for comment until December 17

The following video provides a useful (?) introduction to what is required of you here: https://vimeo.com/471369934 Click the image to open the document. Since the consultation on the Pre-Submission Plan at the beginning of 2019, Havant Borough Council have made a number of changes to the Plan which are now subject to public consultation. The … Continue reading Consultation on changes to the pre-submission local plan is available for comment until December 17