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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Would the rail link open before the first houses are built?
Would the development commit to being carbon neutral and, if so, by when?
Won’t there be a negative impact on Junction 14 of M5?
Won’t the new homes just go to wealthy incomers? What about homes for local people?
Won’t the development swamp existing communities?
Won’t the development mean congestion for local roads and the M5?
Won’t development harm local wildlife and flowers?
Why is there so much housing planned for the site?
Why do you need to build on green fields?
Where would the residents work? Won’t they all be commuting to Bristol?
Where would the rail link go to and what services would it connect with?
The Severn Estuary is internationally important for its wading birds and wildfowl. Surely any development in Sharpness would damage these habitats?
Surely the development would put massive pressure on existing healthcare, schools and other infrastructure?
How many homes would be affordable and would they actually be delivered?