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Village Design Guide, was and is driven by a group of parishioners for and on
behalf of the whole parish. The aim was to capture the character of our village,
see what various development stages have already changed and come to a consensus
for the future development.
Aims and Objectives
The objective of the Design
Team is to produce a comprehensive, high quality Village Design Statement (VDS)
that reflects the consensus of opinion of local residents, and that will be adopted
as Supplementary Planning Guidance by Ashford Borough Council.
is to influence the planning process so that any further development and change
within the village and the surrounding countryside will be managed in a way that
protects and enhances the qualities that give Hamstreet its special character,
by taking into account local knowledge, views and ideas. This document identifies
those qualities that are valued by residents so that planners, developers, architects,
builders and local home owners contemplating alterations, can make informed decisions
on their designs.
Hamstreet and surroundings.
It is important to understand
that this is driven by the villagers, supported by the local council, Ashford
Borough Council and the KRCC.
The various subgroups
working on this project have involved as many locals as possible and are grateful
for any past and ongoing support.
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