Marston Valley New Villages (MVNV) Traffic Impact Questioned

Central Bedfordshire’s Highways team have submitted their initial response to the planning application for the New Town absorbing Marston Moreteyne and Lidlington. The response raises many of the concerns expressed by the Stakeholder group and specifically requires a redoing of current and then the predicted traffic flows generated by 5,000 homes and large-scale employment land … More Marston Valley New Villages (MVNV) Traffic Impact Questioned

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Gee View Development Update

The Developer at Gee View needed a second reminder from the Council enforcement team using MMAG photos, but finally the site has been fully secured to stop contractor vehicles crossing into Wood End lane.

MMAG continues to monitor the developer at Gee View

MMAG continues to monitor the developer at Gee View, Marston Fields following their breach of planning approval in removing the hedge on Wood End Lane. We are now aware and have shared evidence with Central Bedfordshire Council enforcement team, of developer vehicles crossing out of the development site onto Wood End Lane. This is again … More MMAG continues to monitor the developer at Gee View

MMAG commits to monitoring the reinstatement of hedging as promised by developer

Update – Click Here to View Previous Post MMAG will continue monitoring the situation to ensure the hedging is replaced and to an acceptable standard. The latest photos below are dated 16th October. The developer is most likely working on completing the additional housing units before reinstating the hedge as promised. MMAG will press for … More MMAG commits to monitoring the reinstatement of hedging as promised by developer

Government Investment Zones

The Government has announced they are in discussions with 38 local authorities – including Central Bedfordshire & Bedford Borough to establish investment zones. The local authorities will have to apply, but if successful will then host Investment Zones apparently benefiting from: 1. Lower taxes – Businesses in designated sites will benefit from time-limited tax benefits. … More Government Investment Zones

Bedford Borough targets south of Bedford / A421 for housing growth

MMAG have consistently warned of coalescence of Milton Keynes and Bedford into one huge sprawling urbanisation. Bedford Borough’s proposed local plan 2040 includes four development sites on the south side of Bedford concreting up to the Central Bedfordshire Council border. This includes a new settlement ‘Stewartby Hardwick’ to the north of Stewartby. In light of … More Bedford Borough targets south of Bedford / A421 for housing growth

MMAG Responds to O & H Properties Consultation

MMAG has responded to the O& H consultation on the plans for the large scale urban development of the Marston Vale. Please Click Here to View Visit the O&H website to view the visual outline of the development – giving indicative locations for the housing, schooling and roads at  https://marstonvalley.co.uk/ chose ‘overview’ then choose ‘vision’. … More MMAG Responds to O & H Properties Consultation

Central Beds Consultation on 4 new villages (5,000 new houses) in Marston Vale ends 22nd February

A reminder that the Central Beds Local Plan Consultation including 5,000 new houses in  4 new villages in the Marston Vale ends 5pm on Thursday 22nd February.   View Local Plan Overview Page View Marston Villages Page Submit your Consultation Comments Please note – even if you have submitted comments to other ’rounds’ of the local … More Central Beds Consultation on 4 new villages (5,000 new houses) in Marston Vale ends 22nd February

O & H Properties Consultation – Marston Valley Villages

  Alongside the ongoing Central Beds Council consultation – open till 22nd Feb –  on the proposal for 5,000 houses connecting Lidlington to Marston Moretaine in one urbanisation larger than Ampthill; the land owner O&H Properties is launching its consultation of their plans. This runs till 2nd March and can be accessed via https://marstonvalley.co.uk/ Please note the … More O & H Properties Consultation – Marston Valley Villages

MMAG response to CBC Local Plan Consultation re 4 Villages

Please see below MMAG’s submission to the CBC local plan including the Marston Valley 4 new Villages – or Click Here to View PDF Version. A reminder that submissions must be made to CBC by 22nd February.  If you have already commented on previous consultations regarding the local plan – you must submit your comments again … More MMAG response to CBC Local Plan Consultation re 4 Villages