“The English village has long occupied a central place in the affections and pride of our own people, countrymen and townsmen alike. It has been accepted too… as a characteristic and attractive product of the English way of life.”
Thomas Sharp The Anatomy of the Village
Villages are an intrinsic part of the English countryside. They are associated in our minds with clean air, space, serenity and rustic rural beauty. Symondshyde provides a unique opportunity to plan comprehensively for new housing and new infrastructure, and to demonstrate a sustainable development for successive generations to enjoy.