Supporting Views

Several parties have also expressed concern over the proposed development.

Helen Jackson (Dorset Council Principal Transport Planner) told us that siting such a large development in Alderholt would appear to conflict with Dorset Council’s transport policy. See her full comment here.

Simon Hoare, MP for North Dorset, agrees with our main points of concern and told us he would raise the issue with the then East Dorset District Council. To hear more on Simon’s views, click here.

Fordingbridge Town Council believes the proposals are unsound, unsustainable, and that development should be located elsewhere in the county. For more details, click here.

Local developer Pennyfarthing Homes believes the Council’s proposals are unsustainable and development would be better situated elsewhere. See their conclusions here.