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Development principles

We have progressed a set of development principles that will guide us through the next stages of engagement and planning. We would like to know your thoughts on the below. Have we captured everything that should be considered? Let us know.

A sustainable place to live

  • Safe and attractive connections between new homes and amenities.
  • High quality, energy efficient homes.
  • Opportunity for development of Winchester’s Northern Park & Ride facility to promote city wide travel options.

A distinctive place

  • Celebrating and protecting the site’s green spaces.
  • A variety of housing accommodation to create an inclusive neighbourhood.
  • Embracing local materials whilst also being innovative in design.

A walkable neighbourhood

  • Mixed local facilities within walking distance.
    Pedestrian-first streetscape.
  • Extensive site permeability and connectivity for pedestrians and cyclists inside and outside the site.
  • New paths creating safe an attractive routes to green spaces.
  • Streets designed to be pedestrian and cycle friendly.

Enhancing biodiversity and the landscape

  • Utilise site topography to create a climate adaptive neighbourhood.
  • Integrate mature woodland and landscape to provide an attractive setting.
  • Enhance existing and create new habitat and improve biodiversity connectivity.

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Ways you can give your ideas

Over the coming months, we will be undertaking a comprehensive and transparent four stage consultation programme, reviewing all feedback received throughout, and where possible, incorporating this into the final proposals prior to submitting an application to Winchester City Council.

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