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Policies

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A number of specific policies were defined to be included in the plan. These cover the following areas:
• MA01 - Boundary Limits of Marlborough
• MA02 - Delivering Affordable Homes in Marlborough
• MA03 - New School & Enabling Housing
• MA04 - Delivering Affordable Homes in Mildenhall
• MA05 - Meeting Local Housing Needs
• MA06 - Supporting a Thriving Town Centre
• MA07 - Improving Local Health Service
• MA08 - Improving Local Sports Facilities
• MA09 - New Cemetery Land
• MA10 - Design Guidance for Marlborough
• MA11 - Design Guidance for Manton
• MA12 - Design Guidance for Mildenhall
• MA13 - Protecting & Improving Green Infrastructure
• MA14 - Protecting Local Green Spaces
• MA15 - Protecting Valued Landscapes
• MA16 - Community Facilities
• MA17 - Valued Community Spaces
• MA18 - Site Specific Policies
• MA19 - Design in Rural Areas / Rural Employment Sites
• MA20 - High Density Employment
These were studied in more detail within the various working parties as follows:

Subject Areas
Housing
• MA01 - Boundary Limits of Marlborough
o This has been passed to Marlborough Town Council for consideration
• MA02 - Delivering Affordable Homes in Marlborough
o There needs to be an appropriate scale of growth within the town
• MA04 - Delivering Affordable Homes in Mildenhall
o This has been passed to Mildenhall Parish Council for consideration
• MA05 - Meeting Local Housing Needs
o Original housing study is being updated to take account of need for 2-3 bed homes.
Amenities
• MA03 - New School & Enabling Housing
o Replacement schooling & enabling development is still under review.
• MA07 - Improving Local Health Services
o This may be accomplished as part of a site allocation policy.
• MA08 - Improving Local Sports Facilities
o This may be accomplished as part of a site allocation policy.
• MA09 - New Cemetery Land
• o This has been passed to Marlborough Town Council for consideration MA16 - Community Facilities
• MA18 - Site Specific Policies
Countryside & Recreation
• MA13 - Protecting & Improving Green Infrastructure
o A list of assets such as footpaths, cycleway & public rights of way & all those “green corridors” which connect our green spaces is being put together.
• MA14 - Protecting Local Green Spaces
o A List of Local Green Spaces is being put together for inclusion in the Plan.
• MA15 - Protecting Valued Landscapes
o This work is ongoing.
• MA17 - Valued Community Spaces
o This work is ongoing.
Business & Employment
• MA06 - Supporting a Thriving Town Centre
o An updated Town Benchmarking report has been commissioned.
• MA20 - High Density Employment
o This is being discussed with Wiltshire Council to agree an employment density.
Design, Conservation & Heritage
• MA10 - Design Guidance for Marlborough
o Reference can be made to the Conservation Area Document for Marlborough Town Centre.
• MA11 - Design Guidance for Manton
o Reference can be made to the Conservation Area Document for Mildenhall Parish.
• MA12 - Design Guidance for Mildenhall
o Reference can be made to the Conservation Area Document for Manton Village.
• MA19 - Design in Rural Areas / Rural Employment Sites.
o It is current national & strategic policy to pursue & support rural diversification & re-use of redundant farm buildings.

 

 

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