Eastleigh full council votes to support runway extension

In the early hours of the morning of 10th April, Eastleigh councillors voted 22 for, 13 against and 1 abstain regarding the Southampton Airport unway extension. This is a disappointment to our campaign but we are taking advice as to our options for future action. We have heard airport-supporting claims that we cannot address environmentalContinue reading “Eastleigh full council votes to support runway extension”

Are you sure you are not under the flight path?

The region affected by the noise contour for the flights enabled by the extended runway is considerable and we believe that more than 20,000 people are completely unaware of the plan that will severely impact them. The contour shown in the map above covers the areas where the 16-hour average noise is at least 51dB.Continue reading “Are you sure you are not under the flight path?”

Myths busted

How do we know you aren’t making up all these stats about numbers of flights and people affected?Don’t take our word for it! All the facts and figures we are quoting about potentially 48 A320 jets per day and the 46,000 people to be affected by noise above 51dB are taken directly from the documentsContinue reading “Myths busted”

Eastleigh Local Area Committee REJECTS recommendation to allow the runway extension

After 16 hours of representations and debate, both of which became emotional at times, the Eastleigh Local Area Committee (ELAC) voted 5 to 3 to reject the planning officers’ recommendation to approve the runway extension at Southampton Airport. This encouraging, and frankly rather unexpected, result is a win for the wonderful efforts of many membersContinue reading “Eastleigh Local Area Committee REJECTS recommendation to allow the runway extension”

Southampton Council continues to object to runway extension plans

Tuesday’s Planning and Rights of Way panel meeting reviewed the changes recently made to Southampton Airport’s proposal to extend the runway to accommodate more aircraft and thus more passengers. The panel considered that the alterations did not change the impact on Southampton residents and so Southampton City Council will continue to object to the expansionContinue reading “Southampton Council continues to object to runway extension plans”

AXO SOU’s response to the application to expand Southampton Airport

we believe planning permission should be refused because the harmful effects are neither adequately mitigated nor outweighed by the benefits, as detailed here.

Please object to the recent Marlhill trees application

The deadline for this action has now passed, but please read on if you would like to learn why we object to felling trees in the Southern Boundary of Marlhill Copse There are currently two very different sets of planning applications relating to the expansion of Southampton Airport (SIAL). The first is with Eastleigh BCContinue reading “Please object to the recent Marlhill trees application”

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