Comments on Bolton-le-Sands planning application

A planning application has been received to build 30 homes beside the canal towpath in Bolton-le-Sands.  From a cycling and walking perspective, Dynamo has made the following objection:

We wish to object to the current plan on the grounds that it does not provide adequate cyclist and pedestrian access to the canal towpath.

It appears that the plan has only one access route onto the towpath for cyclists and pedestrians. This means that, for example, residents at no. 29 would have to make a long detour to reach the towpath to go towards Carnforth. There should be access points at BOTH ends of this strung-out development to facilitate and promote walking and cycling in line with the County Council’s sustainable transport policy.


About lancasterdynamo

Dynamo is a cycling group, established in 1994, to work with official bodies, other cycling organisations and interested individuals to promote cycling as a safe, enjoyable and healthy means of transport.
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