A proposal to build a further 80 new homes was put before residents of Weston Turville this week – but developers scored an own goal by spelling the village’s name wrong.
The Pegasus Group held a community consultation on Monday to outline the development on four hectares of agricultural land behind the Holiday Inn and Calibre Audio Library on New Road, Weston Turville. But the promotional literature, pictured above, didn’t impress visitors.
Gillian McCree, who lives in the village, said: “On all the handouts asking for comments, and on all the boards showing maps, it was shown as ‘Weston Turnvile’.
“I was amazed to stand in front of a board with such bad mistakes. It doesn’t fill one with a lot of confidence. It shows complete lack of commitment and no attention to detail. If they get the name of the place wrong, what else will they get wrong?”
Residents have until March 31 to submit their comments.
Mrs McCree is concerned about the volume of traffic during the construction period and the lack of infrastructure (schools, doctor’s surgery) to support the development.
Literature seen by the Bucks Herald shows the village also named as Weston Turnville
Pegasus director Mervin Dobson, who is meeting with Weston Turville parish councillors tomorrow (Thursday) said: “It was a typographical and human error, it won’t be a reflection on the planning application.”
He said following the consultation process the plans would be reviewed and a planning application submitted within two to three months.