The development of basements under existing
housing is a matter of considerable concern to many residents.
The Council is, therefore, reviewing the
approach to be taken to basements. As part of this review we
carried out a survey in August/September 2012 to better understand
This survey had three elements:
The responses to the surveys can be found by
following the links below
to neighbours survey [PDF] (file size 1.48Mb)
to residents associations survey [PDF] (file size
to owners survey [PDF] (file size 7Kb)
The responses were used to inform the draft
Core Strategy basement policy which was consulted upon in December
2012/ January 2013.