A flat, featureless roundabout at the entrance to the new village of Hunts Grove could soon be transformed as a result of a residents project and generous funding from Crest Nicholson. Hunts Grove resident Sandra Meecham suggested the project on November 2nd others quickly came forward to offer planting ideas and practical help. HGRA discussed […]
From Monday 3 to Friday 21 December, Hempsted Household Recycling Centre, near Gloucester, will be temporarily closed to allow some important upgrades to the site. This work follows a similar upgrade completed at Pyke Quarry HRC, near Stroud last summer. We are changing the method used to compact some types of waste and recyclable materials. […]
Today the pupils of Hunts Grove Primary Academy visited their new school site for the first time and helped the builders get started on the foundations! This is a big step forward for Hunts Grove – take a look at our video from the ceremony below. The builders, Willmott Dixon, hosted the ceremony and made […]
Stakeholders we are working with
Stroud District Council is the local planning authority for Hunts Grove, as well as providing householder services. HGRA is working on behalf of its resident members regarding planning applications, liaising with neighbourhood wardens, planning enforcement and parking officers. Members of the HGRA founding committee met with the planner responsible and overseeing Hunts Grove from the beginning, John Longmuir at council offices in Stroud in July 2017 and on several occasions since. HGRA is also routinely working with our District Councillors, especially Cllr. Dave Mossman and Cllr. Gill Oxley.
Crest Nicholson are the master developer at Hunts Grove and are the primary stakeholder in the development planning for the site, the rate of building, provision of public open spaces and community facilities amongst many more areas. HGRA is engaged with Crest on a daily and weekly basis on a wide range of issues that have been raised by our resident members (originally our Facebook Group residents), for example site operations, footpaths, broadband, safety fencing, traffic, primary school, public open spaces and management company proposals.
Gloucestershire County Council are responsible for highways & transportation, education, and social services. HGRA is working together with our local County Councillors on a number of matters, from broadband provision to highway safety on Marconi Drive. Cllr. Stephen Davies has been very supportive in all our efforts. HGRA is also involved on matters relating to the new Hunts Grove Primary Academy with the education department and other stakeholders. Transport improvement schemes related to Hunts Grove include a new A38 access junction and Crosskeys Roundabout expansion.
The constitution of HGRA guarantees that all serving officers remain unpaid volunteers that either live or work within the confines of Hunts Grove. Membership of HGRA is limited to residents at Hunts Grove, stakeholders that are providing services or developing at Hunts Grove, and finally business sponsors within the parishes of Hardwicke, Haresfield or Quedgeley. Want to get involved and contribute your talents? Great! Just contact us by phone or email, details at the bottom of the page.
Some more facts about our officers:
- Two are running businesses at Hunts Grove & Waterwells Business Park
- Three are councillors of Hardwicke Parish Council
- Hunts Grove Primary School Advisory Board member