0 Post a comment Thursday, 13 December 2018 – Planning WAVERLEY has strongly refuted a charge by a Haslemere architect that the borough council is “rubbish at sustainability”. One-World Design director Chris Medland said: “Haslemere will have around 400 more homes according to Waverley’s Plan proposed Local Plan Part 2, which includes 50 homes in Red Court in Scotland Lane, 50 homes in Wey Hill Fairground Car Park and 45 homes at a derelict site in Wey Hill – and separately 1,800 homes at Dunsfold Aerodrome.“That’s good news for those seeking to get on the housing ladder, the local economy and for all sorts of social reasons, but because of Waverley Borough Council’s extremely weak position on sustainability standards, this is terrible news for our environment.“It is planning policy and building regulations that form the framework for standards within which new homes are built. This framework was severely weakened in the past five years by the abolition of the Code for Sustainable Homes (Code 5) and further undermined by the scrapping of the Zero Carbon Homes plan. “What was previously set as a minimum standard from which to progress towards Carbon Zero has in reality become the maximum standard enforceable…. Read full this story
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