The following references are used by CDC in the local plan documentation

Green Belt Assessment (GBA) 4.055
Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment (HELAA)  n/a

This area is also referenced in area 2.02  as one part of the larger “Prestwood – East of Wycombe Road’ urban extension option (follow link for details, opens in a new window).


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If you are not sure where this location is in Prestwood use the map to correlate the GBA and HELAA references so you can see where they are referring to.

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Current Assessment effective October 2016

There is one relevant document that captures the current status of this area.

Document 1

Green Belt Assessment Part Two / Draft Report / Appendix 5: Completed Assessment Pro Forma / Volume 4 – Section 4 Areas: Site Nominations 4.001 to 4.117 / October 2016

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Location in the document: Page 109/234

Summary of key points:

  • Chiltern and South Bucks Green Belt Assessment Part Two
  • Reference No. 4.055
  • Part One General Area No. 21a
  • Area Name: Land South of Lawrence Grove/Lodge Lane
  • Hectares: 6.49
  • Boundary Assessment: It is not possible to identify a boundary that is permanent and defensible in accordance with NPPF requirements. The identified land forms one part of the larger ‘Prestwood – East of Wycombe Road’ urban extension option. The identified land shares the issues of the larger option area in that whilst it does demonstrate a defensible boundary with a non-Green Belt settlement to the north not all of the remaining sides offer the same degree of durability or permanence. The option abuts an area of ancient woodland to the south with may afford it a degree of permanence and defensibility. To the east the option has no immediate defensible perimeter but the pattern of existing development means the nearest defensible features are potentially close by. However, the option’s western boundary with open fields is considered to be soft and not defensible and it is therefore considered that the option as a whole is not appropriate for bringing forwards.
  • Green Belt Purpose Assessment: Not applicable
  • Exceptional Circumstances Assessment: Not applicable

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