Objection to County Hall Proposal

The Forum has submitted an objection to the proposal to build a new County Hall and multi-storey carpark on the Sands. The issues that form the basis of this objection are:

  • increased traffic causing congestion
  • increased air pollution
  • concerns over pedestrian safety
  • adverse effects on tourism
  • flood risk
  • lack of consideration of possible alternative locations in the City and elsewhere in the County, and a lack of a full sustainability assessment of these alternatives

The full objection is available: Durham_City_NPF_objection_DM-18-02369-FPA

 

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One Response to Objection to County Hall Proposal

  1. David says:

    I think you are quite right to ask for a full review as each one of your six points is valid. I had realised the new plan envisages far fewer staff in the offices than at Count Hall now.Quite how few I do not know. Better a full review than later when large sums of money have been spent.

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