Available or potential sites for development

 
  1. We invite you to submit details of sites that you think we should consider allocating for potential development.

    For more information, please visit our call for sites with development potential page.

  2. Guidance for submitting a site

    • Landowners, developers and other interested parties are invited to submit any of the following types of development for consideration: housing, employment, retail, leisure, health, Suitable Alternative Natural Greenspace (SANGs) and mixed use schemes
    • Where submitting a site for housing development, please ensure it could accommodate five or more dwellings before completing this form
    • Where submitting a site for economic development, the site should be a minimum of 0.25 hectares or 500sqm of floor space
    • You must give your name and address for your comments to be considered
    • A separate form must be completed for each individual site
    • All submissions must be accompanied by a map at a scale of 1:1,250 or 1:2,500 showing precise boundaries of the site and the area suitable for development

    Sites located within the following designated areas are not considered to have potential for development and, as a result, will be excluded from the Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment (SHELAA) and Brownfield Land Register:

    • Sites lying wholly within a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
    • Sites lying wholly within a European Nature Conservation Site (Special Areas of Conservation (SAC) and Special Protection Areas (SPA) including the Thames Basin Heaths SPA)
    • Sites lying wholly within the 400m buffer zone of the SPA cannot be considered for C3 residential development. However, other uses will be considered on an individual basis, dependent on the nature of the use proposed and impacts upon the SPA
    • Sites lying wholly within Flood Zone 3b – functional flood plain
    • Sites lying wholly within the defined Public Safety Zone for Farnborough Airport. Details can be found on our public safety zones page.

    Please refer to our planning proposals map in order to establish relevant planning policies and designations including the Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area and its 400m buffer zone.

    If you would like help filling in this form please contact our planning team. Email plan@rushmoor.gov.uk.

    Data Protection Statement and Freedom of Information Act 2000

    We will use the information submitted in this response form to inform the Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment (SHELAA) and Brownfield Land Register. All personal information will be kept confidential but information relating to sites given on the following pages will be made available to the public in the SHELAA reports and the Brownfield Land Register, which will be published on our website. By submitting this response form to us, you are giving permission for the Council to hold your details on our SHELAA, Brownfield Land Register and Planning Policy Consultation databases.

 

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