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12. Cranbrook Plan Consultation Responses and Submission

Submission of the Cranbrook Plan for Examination

On 2 August 2019 the Cranbrook Plan, including supporting evidence and consultation responses, was submitted to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (via the Planning Inspectorate) for examination.

The Cranbrook plan, along with the East Devon Local Plan 2013 - 2031, will guide the future development of the town of Cranbrook.

Submission Documents

The submission documents have each been given a unique reference number, forming a document library, and comprise of:

Cranbrook Plan

Cran001 - Cranbrook Plan Submission Draft Document

Cran002 - Policies Map – also Cran002a - a lower resolution PDF version of the Policies Map, designed to be A4 printer friendly, has also been made available

Cran003 - Submission Cover Letter

Cran004 - Council Submission Statement

Evidence and supporting documents have also been submitted.

Community, Health and Wellbeing

Cran005 - Cranbrook - a healthy new town: health and wellbeing strategy 2016 - 2028

Cran006 - Cranbrook site, Planning for Health and Wellbeing: Guidance for policy development

Cran007 - Cranbrook in Common - a cultural development strategy: 2016 - 2026

Cran008 - Cranbrook Our Place Operational Plan

Cran009 - Sport, leisure and recreation at Cranbrook - Addendum Report

Cran010 - Burial space evidence report

Cran011 - Health Impact Assessment

Cran012 - Nationally Described Space Standards evidence report

Cran013 - Custom and Self-build demand assessment

Employment and Economy

Cran014 - Cranbrook Economic Development Strategy

Environmental Matters

Cran015 - Updated Noise Impact Assessment, Exeter International Airport

Cran016 - Flood Risk Review and Surface Water Drainage Strategy (September 2017)

Cran017 - Flood Risk Review and Surface Water Drainage Strategy (February 2019)

Cran018 - Cranbrook new town Green Infrastructure and SANG strategy - consultation draft

Cran019 - South East Devon European Site Mitigation Strategy

Cran020 - Habitats Regulations Assessment

Cran021 - Cranbrook Plan SANGs Strategy

Infrastructure, including Transport and Movement

Cran022 - Heat Network Strategies for the West End of East Devon

Cran023 - A report analysing the mobile phone reception around the East Devon development area

Cran024 - Overhead Lines Strategy Report (September 2017)

Cran025 - Infrastructure Delivery Plan Review (November 2017)

Cran026 - Cranbrook Masterplan Movement Strategy

Cran027 - Devon County Council justification for second station

Cran028 - Devon County Council section 106 transport request (June 2018)

Cran029 - Low Carbon Study - GESP

Cran030 - Cranbrook Infrastructure Delivery Plan

Cran031 - Overhead Lines Strategy Report (October 2018)

Landscape and Visual Appraisal

Cran032 - Landscape and Visual Appraisal - written report

Cran033 - Location Plan

Cran034 - Topography

Cran035 - Land use plan

Cran036 - Constraints and designations

Cran037 - District character Area and types

Cran038 - Landscape features and habitat - western parcel

Cran039 - Landscape features and habitat - eastern parcel

Cran040 - Landscape features and habitat - southern parcel

Cran041 - Landscape features and habitat - south-eastern parcel

Cran042 - Plan area analysis

Cran043 - Visual analysis plan

Cran044 - Existing visibility

Cran045 - Landscape strategy

Cran046 - Visibility at construction

Cran047 - Residual visibility of the proposals

Cran048 - Supporting photographs

Cran049 - Supporting photomontages

Cran050 - HDA response to FPCR preferred approach comments

Cran051 - Landscape and Visual Appraisal of Revised Proposals


Cran052 - Cranbrook Masterplan 2019

Cran053 - Cranbrook Master Planning workshop (report back from 13 & 14 July 2015)

Cran054 - Cranbrook Master Planning workshop (report back from 23 & 24 September 2015)

Cran055 - Space Syntax Masterplan option testing

Cran056 - Space Syntax ICE Issues and Options HNT report

Procedural documents

Cran057 - Sustainability Appraisal

Cran058 - Sustainability Appraisal non-technical summary

Cran059 - Equalities Impact Assessment

Cran060 - Statement of Representation Procedure

Cran061 - Duty to Co-operate and Statement of Common Ground

Cran062 - Consultation Statement


Cran063 - East Devon CIL Review and Cranbrook Viability study

Cran064 - East Devon CIL Review and Cranbrook Viability study annexes

Post Consultation Reports

Cran065 - Transport and Movement Addendum In response to comments received at plan submission, and to further support the policy approach in the plan, this document has been produced and submitted. 


Representations Received and Submitted

Comments on the Submission Version of the Cranbrook Plan (consultation ran from 11 March – 24 April 2019) are available to view through the following link:

Comments - Proposed Submission Version of the Cranbrook Plan DPD

The published version of these comments have been redacted as appropriate to ensure that the Council do not publish unauthorised personal data or comments that might be of an offensive nature.  Comments in full, have however been passed to the Planning Inspectorate for consideration in the examination.

Each respondent to the Cranbrook Plan has been given a unique reference number, running from 001 to 431 and the schedule below list the names and addresses of the respondents, including agents’ details, if applicable, which cross reference to each respondents’ unique number.


Consultation Summary Document

The three documents linked to below form the Consultation Summary Document as referenced in the Consultation Statement (appendix 10):

Schedule of People and Organisations Making Comment

Representations should be viewed in their entirety to gain a full picture, but to provide an overview of comments received the Council has produced:

An officer summary of comments received logged against related policies and also a summary schedule of comments made by each respondent.


Programme Officer

Ian Kemp has been appointed as the Programme Officer for the Examination and will deal with all procedural, administrative and programming matters.  He is independent from the Council and reports directly to the Inspector.  All correspondence or queries relating to the examination should be directed to the Programme Officer.

Contact details:

Ian Kemp
Programme Officer
PO Box 241

Telephone: 01527 861711
Mobile: 07723 009166

All other enquiries relating to the preparation and content of the Cranbrook Plan should be made to or telephone 01395 517572.


Data protection

Any personal information which you provide will be held and used by East Devon District Council for the purpose of preparing the Cranbrook Plan and may inform other planning policy work.  All duly made representations will be forwarded to the Planning Inspectorate who will appoint an Inspector to carry out an independent examination of the Cranbrook Plan.  Your information may also be shared within East Devon District Council for the purpose of carrying out our lawful functions.  Otherwise your personal information will not be disclosed to anybody outside East Devon District Council without your permission, unless there is a lawful reason to do so, for example disclosure is necessary for crime prevention or detection purposes.  Your information will be held securely and will not be retained for any longer than is necessary.  There are a number of rights available to you in relation to our use of your personal information, depending on the reason for processing.  Further detail about our use of your personal information can be found in the relevant Privacy Notice which can be accessed at: /media/2598323/development-management-considering-representations-in-respect-of-neighbourhood-plans-and-development-plans.pdf   Further detail about data protection more generally can be seen on our website: /privacy/