Shropshire Council is now consulting on their future housing growth strategy for 2016 to 2036.
Please let me know what you think of the proposals so that I can better represent your views at West Felton Parish Council and at Shropshire Council.
Key facts for West Felton:
West Felton is slated to grow by 130 dwellings between 2016 & 2036.
60 of those have already been permitted but not yet completed.
2011 census said West Felton had 290 dwellings.
130 new dwellings is a rise of 45% since the 2011 census.
In 2005 the parish was surveyed, including on options for Housing growth, achieving a 34% response rate. Overall the response was for more affordable housing but not more than 20 dwellings. 45% of responses said less than 10.
In 2013/14 a further survey of the parish achieved a 30.6% response rate.
89% of responses agreed with West Felton being classified as ‘Open Countryside’.