Core Strategy - Consultation Draft

Comment ID 1020673/CSCD/44
Document Section Core Strategy - Consultation Draft Chapter 4: Area Policies CS29: Weston-super-Mare Town Centre CS29: Weston-super-Mare Town Centre View all on this section
Respondent Environment Agency View all by this respondent
Response Date 24 Feb 2010
Comment
The policy focuses on the Retail Core, Sea Front and the Gateway.

NSC has commissioned Royal Haskoning (RH) to undertake further work on the Level 2 SFRA to assess the flood risk for this part of WSM. An important task is assessing the tidal risks in respect of the new defences when considering the new climate change figures. This work will determine the sequential test/approach, the development uses permitted under PPS25, mitigation measures and inform FRA's. NSC needs to be aware of the implications this flood risk evidence may potentially have on its proposals.
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