“The home owners’ objection is primarily against the incredible scale of densification put forward and the subsequent impact this will have on Rosedale Estate,” he said.
In an earlier advertisement to sell the property, it was indicated the land was suitable for a maximum five housing units, he added.
Other concerns include demolition of the existing manor house, felling of mature trees, loss of bird life, reduction of property values, privacy invasion, loss of tree views, density, security, noise, services capacity and shortage of open space provision.
Cawdry said the concerns raised have been swept under the carpet. “A total of 80% of the residents are against the submission. Several of the property owners who did not respond are known to be out of the country on contract or live abroad for part of the year