Cheltenham Plan Pre-Submission consultation

Document Section Pre-Submission Cheltenham Plan Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Showpeople (no name) [View all comments on this section]
Comment ID 393
Respondent Derek Smith [View all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 04 Apr 2018
Do you consider the document is Legally Compliant? Yes
Do you consider the document is Sound? No

I would make the following observations with regard to the plan to make permanent the travellers  site on Mill Lane.

This site was bought by a gentleman and his wife/partner? with the sole intention of breeding gipsy ponies 

Within a year the gentleman had left the site with another woman. Who now owns it ?

There has been no ponies on this site for the last 2/3 years . The only things horse like are four stone horse heads mounted on a structure outside the fencing which I assume is common land. If you need to have a permanent for travellers why not use the old bus station that has been left abandon since I moved here 35 years ago.

Do you consider it necessary to participate at the Examination in Public? No