Alongside individual efforts by local Action Groups and local Parish Councils / Meetings to influence the proposed Marston Valley New Villages (MVNV) – these parties also worked together via the Marston Vale Stakeholder group. The group has met a number of times in 2022, including at times with O&H as attendees. The agenda’s have included … More Marston Vale Stakeholder Meeting notes 2022
MMAG, alongside its own efforts and activity with regard the Marston Valley new town proposal, is part of a stakeholder group made up of Parish Councils and another action group (Lidlington). This group represents a wide area surrounding the proposed development and has many unifying concerns around the urbanisation of the area, impact on ecology, … More Local Community Representatives Object to Marston Valley Planning Application
Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) is considering the outline planning application for the Marston Valley New Villages from O&H Properties. There has been considerable confusion about notification of this to residents with some receiving letters and others not. The original closing date was 24th June, but MMAG understands that this has been extended into late July. Please … More Your chance to comment on the Marston Valley New Villages planning application
MMAG has submitted its objections to the outline planning permission. We fundamentally oppose the scale of development that in effect creates a new town of six suburbs, four new and two the absorbing of existing villages. Our objections focus on infrastructure, Green buffering/space and traffic. See below. MMAG’s Submission in Full MMAG, as the local … More MMAG continues its objections to the MVNV
MMAG have received notification that the Marston Vale New Villages Documents have been updated. Please Click Here to View. MMAG will be studying these & providing a more in-depth analysis in due course.
Despite everything else that has been going on over the last two years, change remains ever present for the parish of Marston Moreteyne. If you’ve lost track…..here’s an update: Marston Valley New Villages (MVNV) Winding its way through the planning approval process of Central Bedfordshire Council is an Outline Planning Application for a comprehensive development … More Update May 2022
Please click here to view the short document submitting by MMAG re the draft development brief for the Marston Valley New Villages.
After a faulty start about a year ago with one meeting, This stakeholder group has been re-established with CBC planning staff supporting and Sue Clark as Chair. Please click here to view notes of the meeting in January and in addition click on the following links to view: 1. CBC’s newly published Design Code relating … More CBC Stakeholder Group Marston Valley Villages
Marston Moreteyne Action Group (MMAG) has submitted its objection to the application on the following grounds: The proposal will lead to the loss of agricultural land and diminish the UK capacity for food production. The loss of agricultural land will destroy natural habitats for wildlife. The semi-rural communities of Brogborough, Lidlington & Marston Moreteyne will … More MMAG responds to CBC Local Plan allocation and the outlining planning proposal for Marston Valley New Town
O&H have put forward a planning application for the 5,000 four Marston Valley Villages to Central Bedfordshire Council Planning Department separate and before the Local Plan is to be considered by a Planning Inspector. This move by O&H sees the plans being considered in a different legislative process than the Local Plan considerations. There are … More Public Consultation open for 5,000 ‘Marston Valley Villages’
Central Bedfordshire Council – Email Update (see below) View the comments online You can now view and read any of the 6,275 comments we received during our Local Plan pre-submission consultation (Regulation 19) as they have all been published online. There is a magnifying glass icon next to each chapter/comment point, which you can click on to view … More Central Beds Publishes Comments to Local Plan
O & H have published the content of the exhibition boards from their recent public events for those who were unable to attend. https://marstonvalley.co.uk/marston-valley-exhibition-information-published/