Housing and Land Use

 

See also Housing Consultation page which gives further detail and feedback from Consultation (November 2017)

HOUSING NEEDS ANALYSIS

As part of the Consultation Process in Spring 2017, all households were asked to complete a questionnaire if they would like to move within Goodrich over the next 5 years or whether  they or their family living locally had a need for housing in the parish

April 2017 Questionnaire Results Views on Housing and Housing Needs

 

ASSESSMENT OF DEVELOPMENT SITES

The criteria for the assessment of Development Sites has been developed by the NDP Team and is given below; this was formally approved by the Parish Council. This is based on the results of the Questionnaires and previous consultation, as well as professional input to identify the areas and options that could be considered.

Assessment Criteria for use by Data Orchard in assessing sites

 

RANKING OF SITES FOR PUBLIC REVIEW NOVEMBER 2017

All sites offered by landowners that met the Herefordshire Criteria for Rural Housing, being in or adjacent to existing settlements and not being single plots, were assessed (see criteria above) and the ranking proposed by the Planning Consultant and fully supported by the NDP Steering Group is given below.

 

Maps of the individual settlements

Goodrich Cruse

Goodrich Church

Goodrich Cross

 

THE FINAL REPORT OF HOUSING REQUIREMENTS AND  SITE ASSESSMENTS

Following the November review the Draft Plan identified 3 sites. The definitive analysis of all the sites submitted, those rejected for not meeting planning criteria and those assessed and ranked are given in the independent report below. Sites 1,2 and 6 are proposed. It should be noted that Site 6 has since been granted planning permission.

Meeting Housing Requirement Report and Site Assessment Final Report February 2018