Objection from an unexpected quarter

A kindly compatriot pointed me to the documents received in response to the current planning application 14/P/00135 submitted to Guildford Borough Council [GBC] and in particular drew my attention to that of Natural England.

Natural England is the latest incarnation of English Nature (and others) established in October 2006.  It  is the non-departmental public body of the UK government responsible for ensuring that England’s natural environment, including its land, flora and fauna, freshwater and marine environments, geology and soils, are protected and improved. So it was a bit of a surprise to find them objecting to the proposed development of sixteen 4-bedroom executive homes at 140 Glaziers Lane, Normandy. Continue reading