Northampton Gateway Rail Freight Interchange

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Northampton Gateway Rail Freight Interchange

Received 19 July 2018
From David Harvey

Representation

I STAUNCHLEY AND STRONGLY OBJECT TO THE NORTHAMPTON GATEWAY DEVELOPMENT.

DESTROYING ACRES AND ACRES OF PRIME FARM LAND TOGETHER WITH THE HABITAT THAT LIVES WITHIN THESE FIELDS IS QUITE SIMPLY WRONG.
THE CURRENT 'DIRFT' FACILITY IS ONLY 3 JUNCTIONS UP FROM THIS PROPOSAL AND VAST AMOUNTS OF WAREHOUSING ARE ALSO COVERING SWATHES OF NORTHAMPTONSHIRE AND NEARBY MILTON KEYNES.
IN ADDITION , A FURTHER FACILITY IS BEING CONSTRUCTED ADJACENT TO EAST MIDLANDS AIRPORT.
DESPITE PROPOSALS TO UPGRADE THE ROAD NETWORK , THE CURRENT A45 ,A508 AND M1 IS REGULARLY 'SNARLED' CAUSING A MAJOR ISSUE FOR LOCAL TRAFFIC.
A FURTHER DEVELOPMENT LEADING DIRECTLY ONTO THIS ROAD NETWORK CAN ONLY CAUSE COMPLETE GRIDLOCK
PROPOSED 24 /7 WORKING WILL CAUSE UNWANTED NOISE AND LIGHT POLLUTION AND JUST ADDING TO CONGESTION 24 HOURS A DAY.

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