Category: All Developments

Developments taking place or expected

West of Hook (“Owen’s Farm”) planning application – deadline for comments 1 Nov

We have now published further information about this application. We have provided our own analysis of the problems with the proposed development and guidance for residents on possible objections. It is vital for residents to respond before the deadline of

West of Hook (“Owens Farm”) development – planning application now submitted

Following the developer consultation some months ago it is no surprise that the developer has now rushed to submit an application aiming to get in before any Local Plan might rule out their site. The planning application with reference 17/02317/OUT

Winchfield Developer Proposes 1,800 Home Settlement

A company acting for developers have recently written to all Hart District Councillors, advising them that the developer responsible is about to bring forward a proposal for a new settlement at Winchfield as an alternative to the Murrell Green proposal

Draft Local Plan Consultation Response Advice

This is a summary for Hook or other Hart residents wishing to respond to the latest Hart District Council consultation on the Draft local Plan. This latest consultation by Hart is a formal step under planning law known as “Regulation

Hart Local Plan “Regulation 18” Consultation – Action Required

Hart have published a Draft Local Plan for a consultation under Regulation 18 of the National Planning Policy Framework. What this means is that this draft plan comprises the core of the plan that Hart would wish to put before

Hart Cabinet to Consider Location of New Housing

In the previous article we covered the political wrangling that followed the presentation to Hart by planning officers of proposals for housing that did not include a new settlement and instead recommended urban extensions across the district. This was despite urban

Local Plan – Councillors Listening to Residents at Last?

Without a Local Plan in place there is little defence against large speculative planning applications around the edge of Hook. The Hop Garden Road development was an exception with the developer’s appeal being defeated, but more recent appeals across the

Planning Application for Stables Near Hop Garden Road – A Stalking Horse?

A planning application for stabling looks suspiciously like an application that has been carefully designed to make an application for housing easier in the future. The application is to erect permanent stabling in the field off Hop Garden Road that

New planning application with massive implications for Hook

Greenwell is the name given by the developer to the site containing the office block Providence House which has been unoccupied for some time. This office block is currently being redeveloped into 107 apartments. No planning permission was required as

New Green Field Site Proposed North of Hook

As part of the Hart housing consultation exercise, developers were keen to promote their own schemes. Many were known about already but one vast new area has been proposed for a housing development to the North of Hook, “White House

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