We have written to Dr Liam Fox asking him to call the planning application
Following the meeting of Cleeve Parish Council on 5th February 2019 for their monthly meeting, it was requested a letter was sent to Dr Liam Fox regarding the Bristol Airport planning application- 18/P/5118/OUT.
CPC requested that Dr Liam Fox call in 18/P/5118/OUT planning application to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government and support the alternative parking site at junction 21 as:
- The proposed expansion at the airport consists of 2,700 cars being parked on 5.1 ha of green belt land which is environmentally sensitive as the Special Area of Conservation (SAC) for the Greater and Lesser Horseshoe Bat is located within 2 km. An alternative site for car parking at Junction 21 has become available for airport parking. This alternative site will prevent the further destruction of North Somerset Greenbelt.
- Carbon emissions arising from vehicle movements to and from the airport will undermine the West of England Plan to decrease emissions. North Somerset Council has signed up to these targets.
Website for Concerns
Dr Fox has set up a web page on Bristol Airport to publish replies to letters he has written on behalf of his constituents. If you have any concerns on the airport plans please email email@example.com and the webpage can be found here.
Planning Application By Bristol Airport Limited
Reference No: 18/P/5118/OUT
Description: The application is for growth to 12 million passengers per annum (mppa). This is phase 1 of proposed growth to 20 mppa. 12 mppa will be a 50% increase from 2017 when Bristol Airport reached 8 mppa and will mean a throughput 97,373 aircraft movements in a 12-month calendar period resulting in a flight almost every three minutes. There will be a further extension to the ‘Silver Zone’ car park of approximately 2,700 additional spaces for all-year-round use, in the green belt. There will be major congestion on the A38 spilling over to the A370 and on to rural roads through rural villages.