STAND (Save The Area North of Dorchester)

This photo shows Dorchester from the water meadows to the north of the town.

We’re a group of local people campaigning against the proposal to build 4,000 houses on countryside to the north of Dorchester in Dorset.

This is a much-loved area of the countryside, largely unchanged since Thomas Hardy’s day. A building development of 4,000 houses here would change the character of Dorchester deeply and irrevocably. It will have a considerable impact on nature, local services and traffic, but provide no guarantee of affordable housing. It will devastate the countryside and could damage our tourist industry.

More information can be found on our website:

With thanks to Rupert Hardy for his photograph.


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Alistair Chisholm 
Dorchester, South West England, United Kingdom
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