Northampton Gateway Rail Freight Interchange

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Northampton Gateway Rail Freight Interchange

Received 15 July 2018
From Michelle Fynan


We live in close proximity as we live in Collingtree.
There is already a lot of noise from the A45/M1 and this will add additional traffic growth and therefore noise pollution.
When traffic is an issue, people use Collingtree to cut through and traffic growth would be expected also impacting this.
I have just moved here with my husband and we like the countryside around. This will have a detrimental impact on the countryside around.
I have heard that there would be direct footpaths coming into Collingtree and this could impact crime in the area. We moved here due to the nice location with our daughter for her to grow in a nice location.

Overall, the impact of this would not be nice for us for a number of reasons above and also I believe it will impact the value of our house which we would lose out on. From my reading I have read there are other options in Daventry which is currently being underused. I am unclear on the reasons for the rail freight in Northampton due to all of these reasons.