LEGLAG   Leckhampton Green Land Action Group



The boundary of the envisioned Country Park is shown below, situated on the southern outskirts of Cheltenham approximately one mile from the town center and well connected to the urban area for recreational use. As well as the large Country Park petition put forward to Cheltenham and Tewkesbury Councils in July 2011, LEGLAG have submitted two Town & Village Green applications linked to a possible greenbelt extension recommended by AMEC in the recent JCS review. The T&VG applications submitted have both recently been awarded maximum marks in the assessment by the County Council. The applications are for Lotts Meadow, adjacent to Kidnappers Lane in Cheltenham Borough and White Cross, west of Farm Lane in Tewkesbury Borough - please see maps below. County Council officers are currently prioritising other applications under greater threat from developers; this will be reassessed if the consortium currently targeting Leckhampton submits an application.

It is the area between Leckhampton and Shurdington that LEGLAG seeks to preserve. The area lies in the Severn valley with views to and from the Cotswold Escarpment, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

The 26 mile Cheltenham Circular Footpath crosses this area.


Cheltenham Country Park

Town and Village Green Maps