A group of residents in Nanaimo want to do whatever it takes to save a piece of green space from being lost to development.
Vicki Adamson and Brent Hargreaves are part of a citizen-organized group called Save Linley Valley’s Hidden Ridge, aiming to stop a large residential development proposed for Tanya Drive and protect a portion of Linley Valley green space.
The development in question is a proposal from Broadview Developments that calls for the construction of a 29.3-hectare residential subdivision at the end of Tanya Drive. The developers held an open house earlier this year to show off their plans for the site and inform residents that they are seeking to have the property re-zoned from an urban reserve to steep slope residential, which would allow them to subdivide and build residential housing.
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