Back the plan to stop speculative developments

Support Bath and North East Somerset Council’s new policy to stop speculative student developments in Bath.



For years, Bath has been vulnerable to speculative developers creating student accommodation blocks wherever they can. It has to stop. Purpose-built student accommodation uses up land for housing, causing issues for local Bath residents, making it more difficult to find homes to buy or rent, and adding to the number of cars being parked in surrounding streets.

B&NES Council have drafted a new planning policy that would require student accommodation to be built on the campus of the two universities in Bath, ending speculative student developments in the city, driven solely by profit. 

We need as many people as possible to support this policy (called H2A) to end speculative student development in the city. You can respond online via the BaNES website, or request a form from [email protected]

Please sign the petition to support the Council to stop speculative student development.

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