Dispersal - villages
This approach would spread new homes and jobs out to the villages.
Can help to sustain existing facilities and infrastructure in the village.
Can help provide for a diversity of population in the village.
Can result in increased commuting by car, and travel to access to services and facilities, particularly if the village is away from main transport corridors.
Small sites are unlikely to significantly contribute to improvements to infrastructure so services capacity within or accessible to a particular village is important.
Potential impact on village character needs to be considered.
Some of the larger better served villages are surrounded by the Green Belt.
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