North Lopham Annual Open Meeting – May 10th 2006
Notes of some of the main points arising from the meeting, pending publication of full minutes at a later date.
All Parish Councillors, the Clerk and 13 members of the public were in attendance
Brian Frith (Chair of the Parish Council) read an e-
‘I can confirm that that the North Lopham sewerage project has been included in the proposed programme for completion by 31 March 2010. Detailed design will begin this financial year with a start on site expected by April 2009, subject to planning and environmental considerations’.
In a follow-
‘We normally allow a two-
Anglian Water's policy regarding connection to the sewer is that if a property owner
agrees to connect to the new sewer at the time of construction, we will provide a
pipe to the boundary of the property and waive construction costs and also the infrastructure
connection charge (currently £260 + VAT). The only cost to the property owner will
be the cost of laying pipes in private garden to connect to the pipe we provide and
filling of the existing septic tank or cesspool -
If connection to the sewer is not made at the time of construction, the future costs
would be that as above plus the infrastructure charge and the cost of connecting
to the public sewer in the road, including highway notices and reinstatement costs
If a householder decides not to connect and his or her existing non-
I hope that is sufficient information in the meantime -
Gary Parsons, Asset Development Manager, Anglian Water. May 2006
The Pond (Letchmere):
Brian Frith detailed the investigations and enquiries which had been made to date, and said that the considered conclusions were as follows:
The Parish Council agreed to take up these matters with the appropriate authorities.