Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council

Project Details

Client: Bloor Homes

Project Summary

  • Development of up to 1,100 new homes
  • Local Centre comprising community facilities, such as day nursery
  • Formal sports provisions with accessible natural green space and parks
  • Green Corridors and buffers, biodiversity and landscape features
  • Equipped play areas and allotments
  • Improved access to vital infrastructure

PDL Activities & Achievements

  • Facilitated introductory meetings, a members’ workshop and site tour between BDBC officers, ward councillors and Bloor Homes project team
  • Designed and executed a well-attended technical workshop attended by a broad range of 41 consultees
  • Establishment of a dedicated project website, email and freephone number to support consultation activities
  • Hosted an informative exhibition with key stakeholders to listen to needs arising in the community
  • Constructed an effective feedback process which has informed the plans of the developers moving forward
  • Preparation of comprehensive SCI report which provided a detailed understanding of local community engagement