We are able to write with excellent news – the decision from the Inspector regarding the Foxley Oaks proposal is that the proposed development has been refused!! The inspector found that the proposed development would do significant harm to the landscape of the area and that the proposed school/medical centre were not of sufficient value… Read more Foxely Oaks Developer Appeal – Refused!
On the 18th of January Bracknell Forest Council’s Planning Committee approved the application for 53 Homes at Popes Farm. http://democratic.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/documents/s116643/7.%2017-00337-OUT%20Amen%20Corner%20North.pdf
The house on Murrell Hill now known as Popes Manor was actually named Whitehill House when Alexander Pope lived there with his family from the age of 12. Pope wrote some of his most famous pieces while he lived in Binfield and took much of his inspiration from the landscape & local area. These poems… Read more More about Alexender Popes’ life in Binfield
A Planning Application by Shanly Homes (ref 17/00337/OUT) for Popes Farm at the London Road (southern) end of Murrell Hill Lane (known locally for its rare-breed black sheep) will be decided at the coming Bracknell Forest Council Planning Committee on the 18th of January. “Outline planning application for the erection of 53 dwellings, associated vehicular and… Read more The future of Popes Farm to be decided
The Planning Inspectorate public inquiry for the Foxley Oaks (reference: APP/R0335/W/17/3177088) development (an out-line planning application for 350 homes on Murrell Hill) begins today on December the 5th, the inquiry will be held at the Bracknell Forest Council offices (address below) and could potentially run for a week or more until a decision is reached.… Read more Foxley Oaks Public Inquiry Starts Today
Murrell Hill (specifically Pockets Copse) and other areas of Binfield Village enjoy several footpaths with protected public right-of-way; Bracknell Forest Borough Council is looking to reinforce the protection of these routes and manage them by means of a public consultation. Public comments are due by the 4th of October 2017. To view the full consultation… Read more The Second Bracknell Forest Rights of Way Improvement Plan
The appeal for the Foxley Oaks development on Murrell Hill has now been processed by the Government Planning Inspectorate with a reference of APP/R0335/W/17/3177088. You can the appeal by following this link: https://acp.planninginspectorate.gov.uk/ViewCase.aspx?CaseID=3177088&CoID=0 Your comments are important Comments from interested parties (that includes residents) are due by the 17th of August 2017 so its vitally… Read more Foxley Oaks Planning Appeal Now Live – Your Comments are Important!
As previously mentioned the Foxley Oaks planning application (16/01196/OUT) has now gone to appeal. Its estimated that the appeal will be heard by the Planning Inspectorate towards the end of 2017. We will endeavour to keep everyone updated on the process of this appeal. How are appeals determined? In general, appeals are determined on the same… Read more Foxley Oaks – Planning Appeal
Wokingham District Council have Approved the change of use application for the Foxley Oaks SANG which is actually based on the other side of Binfield Road within the town boundary of Wokingham (Hurst) rather than Bracknell (Binfield). Sadly this will undoubtedly add substantial weight to the developers appeal. Dear Sir/Madam Application No: 163396 Location: Land… Read more Foxley Oaks: Wokingham SANG Approved
Transport Objection to Proposed Foxley Produced by Railton TPC Ltd. on behalf of the residents of Binfield. Note: The traffic data-tables will be added shortly.. 1. INTRODUCTION 1.1. This report has been prepared on behalf of local residents in relation to transport information submitted to Bracknell Forest Borough Council in support of a proposed development… Read more Residents Transport Objection Report