Question 2. Please submit any sites for employment and housing you wish to suggest for allocation in the Local Plan. Provide as much information and supporting evidence as possible.

Form ID: 51656
Respondent: Mr A Shah

25 St Neots Road, Hardwick, CB23 7QH

1.75

Site 51656 map

Driver Training Centre with associated parking and manoeuvring area

The site is developed and currently in use.

S/1089/11 – Change of use from motorcycle testing to Motorcycle Testing and Car License Testing – approved 04/01/2013

Previously developed land

Residential

Market and affordable housing, Key worker housing, Older persons housing, Custom or self build housing

Nothing chosen

Other - N/A The development will provide sensitively designed dwellings which will enhance the character of the area along with providing much needed housing. It will also provide economic benefits through the construction jobs created and from owner/occupiers using local services and facilities. There will be environmental benefits through additional landscaping which will create a biodiversity net gain.

45 dwellings which equates to 26 dwellings per hectare which is appropriate to the edge of village location.

No answer given

Yes (Please give details)

There is currently suitable access from St Neots Road.

No

No answer given

Yes (Please give details)

The site is located in the Green Belt. Given the current commercial development on site it is considered replacing this with housing will enhance the openness of the Green Belt.

There is access to key utilities on site.

Yes (Please give details)

There is access to key utilities on site.

Next 5 years

The land is available

Don't know

There is significant demand for a mix of housing in Cambridgeshire and the site is in close proximity to the services and facilities in Hardwick. The Cambridge Autonomous Metro proposes a stop along St Neots Road in very close proximity to the site which will provide sustainable transport to access the services and facilities in Cambridge.

No

No

N/A

2023

2025

2

No

N/A

Yes