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Julian Sturdy - Strong Voice for York Outer

Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian’s York Press Column: York’s Rail Opportunities

Julian’s York Press Column: York’s Rail Opportunities

When I think of the beginning of the Railway Age I wonder just what the residents of York made of such a futuristic venture being assembled right through the middle of our great city. At a time where modes of transport were restricted to boat and horse drawn carriage, I expect there was great excitement

Referendum on Upper and Nether Poppleton Neighbourhood Plan

Julian has welcomed the upcoming local referendum on the Upper and Nether Poppleton Neighbourhood...

Julian Calls For Hessay Asphalt Plant to be Blocked

Julian has joined with local residents and ward councillors calling for a proposed asphalt...

Julian sees opportunities in Transport Investment Strategy

Julian has welcomed the Department for Transport’s newly announced investment plan for Britain. The...

The ‘Further Sites’ Proposals

The Further Sites Documentation

To download the ‘Local Plan Further Sites’ document in full, click here.

For the full list of documents, appendices and maps, click here.

Key Proposals

The Key Proposals within the Further Sites document, as Julian sees them, are as follows:

1. Withdrawal of Dunnington and Huntington Traveller Sites and Knapton Showpeople Site.

2. Extension of Elvington Showpeople Site from 1 to 3 pitches and create a new 7 pitch Traveller Site in Elvington, south of Elvington Lane and the Medical Practice.

3. Addition of dedicated greenspace to several sites including Whinthorpe, Clifton Gate, Land to the North of Haxby, Land to the East of Metcalfe Lane and the Land at New Lane, Huntington.

4. Addition of new housing sites north of Stockton Lane, south of Boroughbridge Road, north of Escrick and at Connaught Court, Fulford.

5. Addition of new sites ‘safeguarded’ for long term future development east of Earswick, at Intake Lane, Dunnington, north of Elvington, north of Escrick, at East Field, Wheldrake.

6. Addition of new sites for solar farms at Knapton Moor and on land Northwest of Stockton Hermitage.

7. Addition of site between Askham Bryan water tower and the ring road for a ‘Compressed Natural Gas Station and Freight Consolidation Centre’.