ELVETHAM CHASE DEVELOPMENT
The plans for Elvetham Heath Chase are being put before a government inspector.
Wates Develpments have appealed and the application will now be examined by a government planning inspector during a four-hour public inquiry. A date has not yet been fixed for the inquiry.
Hart Council will not include the Elvetham Chase 700 home development in the Council Local Plan.
16 Dec 2016
Wates Developments and the Calthorpe Estate have submitted an online application for a sustainable urban extension to the excisting Elvetham Heath Estate.
The 146 acre site will be known as Elvetham Chase and forms a second phase to the previous Elvetham Heath Estate.
700 new homes will be built, 280 of
these will be classified as "affordable" homes. A primary
The Fleet and Crookham Society have stated that the plans are premature and in the worst possible location. They are urging Hart District Council to reject the proposals.
Some residents believe that the new development is required because there is a huge shortage of housing in the area. Also the building area is just grass and trees and would be better served as desperately needed homes.
The first house will be ready in 2019.