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
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, 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
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
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
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
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
Please see below the reply to MMAGs letter from Interim Chief Executive of Swansea City and County Council . Click Here to View MMAG letter Dear Mr Long, Further to your email below. Swansea Council has sought to divert its residual waste from landfill to Energy from Waste in line with Welsh Government’s Towards Zero … More Reply from Swansea – MMAG complaint re Covanta Waste from Wales
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.
Your chance to have a say on plans for the A6 / A507 roundabout improvements. Though some distance from the Parish, this is a strategically important junction and one many of you will know well. There is a Community engagement and consultation event at Maulden Village Hall, Flitwick Road, Maulden MK45 2DN on Thursday 26 … More A6/A507 Clophill roundabout improvements
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