Antony Parish Event: 25/01/2014

ANTONY PARISH CONSULTATION

This was held on Saturday 25th January 2014 from 10am to 1pm

Although the display was quite well attended by Councillors and parishioners, few actually completed the questionnaires; however there were many comments on the maps.

ATTENDEES

Total of 45 attended broken down into the following age ranges:

11 – 20 =   0
21 – 40 =   1
41 – 60 = 17
61+       = 26

HOUSING

Limited land designated in Antony Village, but none in Wilcove.

The map indicated the designated land in Antony.

Open Market

Nil

Affordable

Wilcove – 4

  • Antony acceptance of some development, but there were concerns about parking in both villages.
  • Antony – would they be connected to the gas main?
  • Strong objection to the development of the field by Tregelly House

Sheltered

Sheltered housing in Wilcove no longer for elderly – a trend heartily disliked in village.

Rental

Nil

TRANSPORT

  • Wilcove, A374 bus stop (6), also bus into village once or twice a week.
  • Passing place on Pengelly Hill (3).
  • Antony – Public transport for children to school.

RECREATION

  • Wilcove extend permission footpath to River Lynther.
  • Maintain and improve plays in Wilcove and Antony.
  • A new Village Hall for Antony.
  • Maintain all agricultural land around villages i.e. no green field building.
  • Any camping sites – adjacent to coastal road.

FURTHER COMMENTS

  • Supermarket in Torpoint -Already one so no more needed, especially adjacent to the A374 – too close to school and very poor access.
  • Trevol Business Park would be suitable for a cut price supermarket – nowhere else.
  • Concern was raised about losing the heritage of rural villages and caring communities, with their hedgerows and wildlife and agriculture.
  • The present infrastructure could not cope with extra housing.
  • Also an extension of the cemetery in Antony.

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