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Bedford Borough Council's Local Plan 2035 consultation - our initial comments

Bedford Borough Council's Local Plan 2035 consultation - our initial comments

Having looked through the documents for Bedford Borough Council's Local Plan 2035 consultation, we've released our early thoughts here.

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Thousands of new commuter homes planned for Bedford Borough’s countryside

Thousands of new commuter homes planned for Bedford Borough’s countryside

CPRE Bedfordshire has learned that over 40% of the 19,000 planned new homes that Bedford Borough Council claims it needs to build in its Local Plan 2035, are for people moving into Bedford Borough from elsewhere in the UK.

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Leaders of Bedfordshire’s Local Authorities sign up to document calling for one million new homes across the Oxford - Cambridge Corridor

Leaders of Bedfordshire’s Local Authorities sign up to document calling for one million new homes across the Oxford - Cambridge Corridor

 

Local leaders have signed a call for a further million new homes and a population increase of 1.6 million people in the Oxford-Cambridge Corridor, which goes through Milton Keynes and Bedford.

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New maps reveal Night Blight in Bedfordshire

New maps reveal Night Blight in Bedfordshire

New interactive maps offer most detailed ever picture of light pollution in Bedfordshire.

The most detailed ever satellite maps of England’s light pollution and dark skies, released by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), have shown that Bedfordshire is in the top ten counties most impacted by light pollution in England.

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