Decision details

Heathrow Preferred Masterplan

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Planning and Transport

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve Bracknell Forest Council’s consultation response


That the Council’s response to the Heathrow Airport Expansion Consultation as set out in Appendix A of the Director: Place, Planning & Regeneration’s report be approved.

Reasons for the decision:

To ensure that the Council provides Heathrow Airport Ltd with an overarching consultation response for their consideration alongside individual consultation responses from Borough residents.

Alternative options considered:

The Council could have chosen not to respond to the consultation.  This would mean a lost opportunity to stress the importance of environmental, transport and mitigation issues related to any expansion of the airport on behalf of residents and businesses in the Borough.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Financial Impact: None

Declarations: None.

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No.

Making Representations: In writing to the Director: Place, Planning and Regeneration.

Other reasons / organisations consulted




Contact: Neil Mathews, Assistant Director: Highways and Transport Email: Tel: 01344 351163.

Publication date: 24/09/2019

Date of decision: 24/09/2019

Effective from: 02/10/2019

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