S.106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 provides money to the council from WMDC, who collect the funds from housebuilders building in the District. The money is collected centrally by WMDC from housebuilding projects District-wide, and councils are eligible for a proportion of this to spend on green space projects.
WMDC is however not obligated to distribute these funds to the parish council. The council has put pressure on WMDC to release funds for the benefit of the community, which we have recently achieved. As you can see from our most recent minutes we are in the process of deciding appropriate projects for the money, and obtaining quotes for projects in this regard.
Her Majesty the Queen The passing of Her Majesty the Queen As Chairman of Crofton Parish Council, I wish to state that it is with great sadness that yesterday we learned of the death of our Queen. Protocol dictates that as a mark of respect we may not hold our parish...
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Resident engagement on s.106 green space provision 1-29 February 2020
As part of the council’s operations we have now received monies from WMDC to be spent on ‘green spaces’ around the village. This funding can be difficult to obtain, and therefore, as we make decisions on how to allocate it, we want to offer residents of Crofton the...