Planning and Heritage Comments

CambridgePPF’s responses to planning and heritage related applications

Search through our planning database to read our letters, comments and submissions to key decision makers on national policy matters, local development issues and specific planning applications.

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Submissions archive






4th Aug 2014Heritage/Listed BuildingCambridge City Council

Croft Gardens, Barton Road

Proposal by King's College to redevelop Croft Gardens at 21-29 Barton Road. Read>>

14th Jul 2014

Milton Road NO.1 (14/0543/FUL)

Proposal for student accommodation and ancillary development. Read>>

18th Jun 2014

Former City Football Ground (14/0790/FUL)

Proposal for residential development at the former Cambridge City Football Ground in Milton Road. Read>>

2nd Jun 2014

The Farrell Review

Response to the City Council on the Farrell Review, the Government's national review of the architecture and the built environment by Sir Terry Farrell. Read>>

2nd Jun 2014

Planning Obligations Strategy

Cambridge City Councils draft Planning obligations strategy SPD (Supplementary Planning Document). Read>>

30th Apr 2014

Examination in Public Letter April 2014

Letter to programme officer from the Chairman of Cambridge PPF regarding the Examination in public process. Read>>

31st Mar 2014

Coldham’s Common

Cambridge City Council's consultation on management issues for Coldham's common. Read>>

21st Mar 2014Green BeltHeritage/Listed BuildingCambridge City Council

Anstey Hall Farm Barns Trumpington (14/0160/LBC )

Proposed demolition of modern and temporary structures at Anstey Hall Barns and the conversion of the historic listed agricultural buildings into dwellings and the addition of four new dwellings. Read>>

21st Mar 2014BrownfieldCambridge City Council

Cambridge Assessment (The Edinburgh Building) (14/0492/OUT)

Proposal to replace the existing Edinburgh building with a new office complex for over 3000 staff. Read>>

19th Mar 2014

Churchill College, Storey’s way (14/0121/FUL)

The proposed erection of a new building complex comprising study bedrooms together with alterations to listed South Court building. Read>>

17th Mar 2014

Town and County Planning Association (TCPA) Letter

Letter to TCPA seeking advice on brownfield land policy and the timing of development. Read>>

14th Mar 2014Local Planning Policy

Lyons Housing Review

The Lyons review is an Independent review being carried out by Sir Michael Lyons for Labour's Policy review. Read>>

14th Feb 2014

Proposed demolition of existing dwelling & erection of new replacement dwelling at 14 Barrow Road, Cambridge (13/1742/FUL)


14th Feb 2014

Marshall’s land north of New Market Road (WING) (S/2682/13/OL)

A proposal by Marshalls to build a new community of up to 1300 homes with associated facilities and infrastructure. Read>>

12th Feb 2014

The future of English Heritage

The government proposal to split English Heritage's functions between a new body, Historic England, responsible for policy and advice on the wider historic environment and a residual charitable body, English Heritage; that will be responsible for heritage attractions. Read>>

12th Feb 2014

Transport Strategy Letter


10th Feb 2014

Alternative Sites- City Council


31st Jan 2014Local planCambridge City Council

Cambridge Local Plan 2014

Following my presentation to the City’s Environment Scrutiny Committee of January 14th 2014, regarding the Proposed Submission Plan 2014, the CambridgePPF Planning Committee met on Monday 20th January and I have been asked to write to you seeking clarification on a couple of important issues. Firstly, Paragraph 2.23 of the Read>>

31st Jan 2014Local planCambridge City Council

Cambridge Local Plan 2014

Preparation of the Cambridge Local Plan 2014 is now nearing completion and the lobbying of the City Council is becoming more intense. As you may know, the Proposed Submission Plan calls for the excision of yet more Green Belt for housing development, despite the fact that, in our opinion, Read>>

31st Jan 2014Cambridge City Council

Preparation of the Cambridge Local Plan

The Cambridge City Local Plan 2014-31 is in the final stages of its preparation by Cambridge City Council. In our discussions with the Council, a couple of issues relating to national planning policy have arisen about which I am writing to you for clarification. Firstly, what is the policy of Read>>

10th Jan 2014BrownfieldGreen BeltLocal planCambridge City CouncilPlanning Permission

Possible Brownfield Sites within the Urban Area of Cambridge

The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate that there are brownfield sites within the urban area that might have development potential and thus contribute to the Cambridge City Council’s housing target without the need to release further land from the Green Belt. It is recognised that the Council has Read>>

9th Jan 2014

LGA Letter


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