This section contains documentation for consultations
on which the Royal Tunbridge Wells Town Forum will give comment in due course.
Consultation concerning "Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy"
Town Forum members and everyone in the Borough can submit comments concerning the Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy.
It reviews Tunbridge Wells Borough Council's policy aimed at the "taxi trade" and
makes some changes to the existing policy to bring it into line with recent changes in legislation e.g. safeguarding.
Consultation ends on 17th March 2017.
Comments can be posted on the Portal for
Response concerning "Expansion of car parking in RTW"
Tunbridge Wells Borough Council proposes alterations to restrictions within Permit Parking Zones A and C:
TWBC has announced a public consultation about increasing the amount of time when parking is restricted to PERMIT HOLDERS ONLY in residents parking Zones A and C.
Comments can be posted on TWBC CONSULTATIONS In both zones A and C the restriction will be permit holder only parking,
Monday - Saturday from 8am to noon and then from 3pm to either 7pm or 8pm depending on the street.
On Sundays, it will be permit holder only parking from 11am to 3pm.
Consultation concerning "Calls for Sites" (Local Plan 2013-2033)
The Town Forum submitted its response to the Borough Council's call for sites under the Local Plan 2013-2033.
Royal Tunbridge Wells cannot accommodate more new housing than its share of the 300 units annually as agreed in the recent Local Plan.
The Town Forum calls on the Borough Council to seek a different strategic approach and proposes a plan including "Investigating Garden Village sites to relieve pressure on existing settlements".