Apsley House Capital plc is applying to the Secretary of State (SoS) for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) under section 16 of the Commons Act 2006 to deregister a strip of land at the junction of Newnham Road and London Road (A30), which is part of the Village Green (Jubilee Green, Newnham Road – VG Number. 138). The purpose of this application is to enable the proposals for the development of Owens Farm consisting of 700 dwellings (associated facilities) to be progressed. Under section 38 of the Common Action 2006 Apsley House Capital plc has also applied to the SoS to carry out restricted works on Hook Common, which involves a strip of land either side of the junction of Carleton Close and Newnham Road. The proposed works are to widen this road to facilitate access by a proposed new public bus service and footway along Newnham Road.
A copy of the application forms can be inspected at the office of Hook Parish Council, Hook Community Centre, Ravenscroft, Hook, RG27 9NN between 9am and midday Monday-Friday until 14 March 2019 or by appointment.
The planning Inspectorate will decide the application on behalf of the Secretary of State. Any representations should be sent in writing ON or BEFORE that date to The Planning Inspectorate, Commons Team at 3F Temple Quay House, Temple Quay, Bristol, BS1 6PN or .