Friend of hooelake.org Kate Humble has had a fairly frantic start to the year with two – almost back-to-back filming trips in Australia and lots of tearing up and down to Scotland for Lambing Live in between. Kate, who is familiar with the area, kindly took the time out to offer a few words and comments …
Following the sale of the former Turnchapel boatyard in August 2010, a planning proposal to develop the site with 6 houses has been applied for. The site is located to the north west of Turnchapel Village. Full details on the planning application can be found here http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/planningdoc-2?appno=11-00656-CAC
In case you missed it here are the latest Proposals (masterplan V3) from the Barratt Homes Exhibituion from the 24th March 2011.
See the full information display boards from the exibition.
We Shall also be adding a Hooe Quarry Petition to this website watch this space…
Barratt Homes will shortly be applying for planning permission to build approximately 225 houses (original 300) in Hooe Quarry off Barton Road. This development will be situated in Hooe Quarry just across the water from The Old Wharf estate. Each affordable home will have two allocated car parking spaces within each property, plus 10 percent extra parking for visitors. There will be no parking on Barton Road. The land is currently owned by Hooelake Developments.
It’s time to get involved and have your say regarding a document on the Sustainable Neighbourhood Development Plan for Turnchapel, Hooe and Oreston. This document outlines Plymouth County Councils assesment of the area and plans for development. There is a deadline of the 30th March 2011 to have your say and comments on the proposals for the area. An important part of PCC Local Development Framework (LDF) is making sure that everyone has an opportunity to get involved. Part of the document relates to…
Are you aware of what has been happening in Hooe Quarry over the past week or so? We have been made aware of recent activity in Hooe Quarry that may be detrimental to the nesting bird population and illegal. It would appear that the owner of the site has contracted people to cut back the […]
An email today confirms that Redrow Homes South West have completed a recent topographical survey “to review the feasibility of redeveloping the adjacent, former, Boston’s boatyard”. Their surveyor was noticed in The Old Wharf a few days ago. The Senior Land Manager, Ben Leather for Redrow Homes South West, has agreed to contact our Residents’ […]
The Planning Study from March 1993 highlights some important species of Flora & Fauna that can be found on Hooe & Radford Lake On the Eastern shore of Hooe Lake The limestone sea wall supports a good population of the locally-rare Sea Hard-grass and the Pointed Snail,- ‘Chochlicella acuta’. The south west-facing dry bank running […]
An ever increasing problem for drivers from Oreston, Radford, Plymstock and surrounding areas is the build up of traffic on to Pomphlett roundabout. The traffic situation at peak times has been bad for a long time now even prior to the workings of the East End Transport Scheme. It will only be exacerbated further by […]
There will be a further public consultation in January 2011 regarding the plans for the development off Barton Road at the western end of Hooe Lake. This will be held in the Watersports Centre at Mount Batten but as yet no date has been given. Pat Constable
Further to the Howards Marina Development post from May 2010, a new planning application has been submitted to the Planning department which outlines changes to the original proposal. Full details about the proposal and responses from the ‘Environmental Agency’ , ‘Natural England’ and others etc.. can be found here