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60% of new homes in Central Bedfordshire Council's Local Plan are for people moving into the area

60% of new homes in Central Bedfordshire Council's Local Plan are for people moving into the area

CPRE Bedfordshire has learned from a Freedom of Information request that 60% of the planned new homes that Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) claims it needs are for people moving into Central Bedfordshire from elsewhere, rather than local need.

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Central Bedfordshire Council's draft Local Plan 2035 consultation - our detailed response

Central Bedfordshire Council's draft Local Plan 2035 consultation - our detailed response

CPRE Bedfordshire has published its full and detailed response to Central Bedfordshire Council’s (CBC) Draft Local Plan 2035 consultation, which can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.

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Could you be our new planning volunteer for Central Bedfordshire?

Could you be our new planning volunteer for Central Bedfordshire?

Can you help us stand up for Bedfordshire's countryside? We are looking for someone to join our small team of planning volunteers to research and respond to local planning issues, standing up for our countryside and valued green spaces in Central Bedfordshire.

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New housing development equivalent to twenty cities the size of the city of Cambridge proposed for Oxford – MK – Bedford - Cambridge Corridor.

New housing development equivalent to twenty cities the size of the city of Cambridge proposed for Oxford – MK – Bedford - Cambridge Corridor.

 

Environmental campaigners warn that completely unsustainable plans for one million new homes and infrastructure across a swathe of countryside along the Oxford – Milton Keynes – Bedford - Cambridge Corridor will lead to massive and unacceptable damage to the Bedfordshire countryside - concreting over huge areas of the county.

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