The Working Group held its third meeting on 11th April 2019.

The meeting discussed the walk round the Grenfell Road/Morland Avenue area that had been undertaken on 6th April.  It was noted that there was much attractive housing and landscaping of houses built between the wars and early 1950s. However, many have already had UPVC windows fitted, some have had their brickwork painted over, Portland Towers is already split into flats, one of Portland Cottages is subject to current planning application and buildings are proposed for The Paddock and the side of Knighton Cottages.

It was agreed to hold the next two walks as follows:

  1. Sunday May 12th at 2.30pm, and would cover the West Knighton area (West of Welford Road), meeting at the corner of Cairnsford Road and Aberdale Road.
  2. Sunday June 2nd at 2.30pm, covering the potential South Knighton Conservation area, meeting at the Knighton Corner Store and Post Office.

There was a discussion of the idea of creating a library of images of the area, and this was agreed to be worth investigating.

There was a discussion about the possibility of creating a set of design codes and obtaining funding to do this as part of the Neighbourhood Plan.

The next meeting was set for Thursday 30th May at 7.30 pm at College Court, subject to availability of the room.

The minutes of the meeting are available here as a PDF.