If you’re interested in the survey that supported the 2009 Parish Plan, join the Parish Council GROUP and open the DOCUMENT folder. In there you’ll find what you are looking for, along with the Minutes of the latest PC meeting.
On the question of housing developments in Bigbury (not necessarily low cost/low rent), the survey revealed that only 21/311 individuals supported the option of carefully designed larger groups of houses whilst 160/311 supported the option of single dwellings being developed in controlled locations. Ten households identified a need for alternative accomodation and, of these, 7 households required a low cost or low rent property. Of 286 respondents, 27% supported finding a way to offer affordable, low cost accomodation and 43% wanted the sale of new accomodation restricted to local people (needs careful definition!. Top of the list of important issues identified was the creation of a sustainable community with greater protection of the countryside and wildlife in second place.