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
Consultation open until Friday 17th April 2020 Milton Keynes is developing its MK2050 vision to grow the new town into a 500,000 population city. Having already last year approved expansion across the M1 at junction 14 they are now seeking to cement an ‘east MK’ to take in Cranfield. In addition a South East MK to cross over … More Here we go again – Milton Keynes seeks to include Marston Moretaine in new MK Metropolitan area
As work on the site and the road junction with Green Lanes continues, Covanta believe that they will build and operate the incinerator in due course. Part of the original proposals and requirements for the site was discounted electricity for local people within a set catchment area and against an agreed criteria. Covanta have now … More Rookery South Energy Initiative
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’
In January 2018 the Environment Agency granted an Environmental Permit to Covanta to operate an Incinerator at Rookery Pit South. Since this event – the single-issue local group Bedfordshire Against Covanta Incinerator (BACI) has been looking to pursue a legal challenge to the permit through the Judicial Review Process. The group has raised over £20,000 … More Covanta Incinerator Update
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/
Please see link to a newly proposed additional village just outside Marston Moretaine. http://www.marstonthrift.co.uk/ This new development is not currently on the local plan – but it is an example further large-scale development that Central Beds are exploring.