Policy BR-SG1 Local Employment: supporting office and other workspace (Use Class E) on brownfield sites and the retention of existing employment sites for employment use.
Policy BR-SG2 Local Facilities: supporting new community facilities near the Brickhill Drive and Avon Drive neighbourhood centres and the expansion of existing community facilities.
Policy BR-SG3 Housing Mix and Standards: supporting infill development within existing built frontages. Opposing the loss of single storey housing and other housing suitable for the elderly.
Policy BR-LE1 Green Environment: development should not harm the ecology or trees and should achieve biodiversity gains. Seek opportunities to enhance recreational value of green open spaces.
Policy BR-LE2 Local Green Space: designate three areas as Local Green Space: Falcon Avenue, Brickhill Drive/Foster’s Brow, Brickhill Drive/Rooksmead pond.
Policy BR-LE3 Local Heritage: Avoid harm to the historic lane in Falcon Avenue, which led to Clapham Park. Development should have no adverse impact on five non-designated heritage assets.
Policy BR-SD1 Place and Context: Development should complement the local context and create safe environments through provision of active frontages to overload roads and spaces. Landscape design should be integral to any development.
Policy BR-SD2 Green Design: Balance carbon and other environmental impacts by incorporating positive green features in design and landscaping, taking into account the Plan’s Green Guidance Note.
Policy BR-TM1 Sustainable Transport: Enhancing pedestrian connectivity, sustainable forms of transport and the inclusion of electric charging points.
Policy BR-TM2 Footpaths and Cycleways: No significant adverse impact on footways and cycleways. Enhancing footpaths and cycleways where opportunities allow.
See draft Neighbourhood Plan for full descriptions of the policies
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