Tag Archives: Housing

Response to Cambridge Local Plan Consultation 2012

Cambridge Local Plan Issues and Options Document. I have responded to the current consultation on Cambridge’s Local Plan, the document against which future planning applications in the city will be assessed. Many of my representations relate to issues I have discussed previously on my website. In many cases I have simply tailored my previously expressed [...]

36 Barton Road Cambridge

Rejected Proposal For New House at 36 Barton Rd On Thursday the 21st of June 2012 I attended Cambridge’s West/Central area committee, where the first item on the agenda was deciding on a planning application to build a substantial new detached house at 36 Barton Road, on the corner by Barton Close, with access to [...]

Student Hustings for Cambridge City Council Candidates

Conservative Candidate Andre Beaumont (Newham) Addresses the Student Hustings On the 30th of April 2012 I observed a hustings run by the Cambridge University Students Union for candidates from the Castle, Market, Newnham and Queen Edith’s wards on Cambridge City Council (wards selected for their large Cambridge University student populations). The event had been advertised [...]

Labour Anti House Sharing Motion Defeated

On the evening of the 19th of April 2012 I observed Cambridge City Council debate a Labour motion on the subject of regulating shared houses in the city. The motion talked of capping the number of properties available to sharers and extending the council’s definition of a House in Multiple Occupation to include all properties [...]

Labour Plans to Push House Sharers Out of Cambridge

Spot the shared houses. Many streets in North Cambridge contain lots of shared houses which are indistinguishable from their neighbours. As has been reported in the Cambridge News Labour Councillors Marchant-Daisley and Todd-Jones are putting forward a motion to Cambridge City Council’s full council on Thursday the 19th of April 2012 calling for a cap [...]

1 Hemingford Road Approved as Seven Tenant HMO

1 Hemingford Road Cambridge – Given Planning Permission as a Seven Tenant HMO. (Google Streetview) On Thursday the 27th of October 2011 I observed councillors at Cambridge City Council’s East Area Committee give planning permission for 1 Hemingford Road in Romsey to be a House of Multiple Occupancy housing seven tenants. The property, just off [...]