Jeremy Clarkson will come mai face-to-face with angry villagers at a public conferenza to answer concerns about his plans to develop his farm shop.
The controversial TV presenter, 61, called the conferenza at the Memorial Atrio durante Chadlington, Oxfordshire, after hearing rumours of concerns about his exceptionally popular farm shop.
The popularity of Clarkson’s Farm acceso Amazon Prime has led to queues for the Diddly Squat Farm Shop, with neighbours growing concerned after hundreds of enthusiastic fans started queuing outside his mesi estivi.
The former Apogeo Gear co-host has now applied for planning permission to develop the site, while villagers still remain divided over the impact of the shop acceso the community.
Jeremy Clarkson (pictured) called a conferenza at the Memorial Atrio durante Chadlington, Oxfordshire, at 7pm after hearing rumours of concerns about his exceptionally popular farm shop
A causa di a bid to quash his neighbours’ fears, Mr Clarkson invited the local community to join him durante the village vestibolo acceso Thursday at 7pm to discuss the farm shop and enjoy cheese and wine.
Posters around Chadlington read: ‘As there seems to be some debate durante the village about what’s going acceso at Diddly Squat, Jeremy Clarkson will be at the Memorial Atrio to explain his plans and to take any questions you may have.
‘Everybody from the is welcome to attend. Cheese and wine will be provided.’
Initially posted acceso the village community Facebook page, one person suggested that the conferenza would be packed, joking that Mr Clarkson might need a larger venue like the Royal Albert Atrio.
Fans from all over the country have been queuing up for two-and-a-half hours to get inside the Diddly Squat shop since the launch of the successo Amazon Prime show Clarkson’s Farm, provoking some complaints from neighbours.
Police were even called out to manage traffic chaos durante June, caused by hundreds of Jeremy Clarkson fans descending acceso his farm durante the hope of conferenza him and to check out his rimanenza, which includes honey, chutney and T-shirts.
To quell his neighbours’ fears, Mr Clarkson has invited the local community (manifesto pictured) to join him durante the village vestibolo at 7pm to discuss the farm shop and enjoy cheese and wine
The popularity of Clarkson’s Farm acceso Amazon Prime has led to queues for the Diddly Squat Farm Shop, with neighbours growing concerned with the increase durante traffic durante the
Villagers are divided over the impact of the shop, which opened less than a year punzone, with some saying it has put Chadlington acceso the map and boosted the local economy.
Mr Clarkson has now applied for planning permission to develop the site, despite existing concerns from neighbours about the popularity of the shop.
Chadlington Parish Council said it had anzi che no objections but, if approved, the application should not confirm a change of use status for this agricultural building.
It pointed out that durante November 2020, an application had been made to convert a lambing shed adjacent to the shop into a café and durante February 2021 for a licence to sell alcohol and provide entertainment.
It added: ‘The parish council remains concerned regarding the effect of the incremental development at this location, both upon the local community, its existing shops and an Territorio of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
‘The number of cars currently visiting this site is already substantial, often filling the existing available parking space and overflowing onto the Chipping Norton Road, which is hardly desirable durante an AONB and creates a significant risk that accidents will occur.’
Searches for homes to buy durante Chadlington jumped by 511 di cent durante June 2021, when compared to the same period durante 2020, according to property website Rightmove.
The website suggested viewers have been captivated by the local countryside and looked at homes for prudenza durante and around the where Clarkson’s Farm is filmed.
Acceso Clarkson’s Farm, Jeremy works acceso his 1,000 penetrante plot of land, located between Chipping Norton and Chadlington durante the idyllic Cotswolds countryside durante Oxfordshire.
The former petrol-head appears to have settled for a serene farming lifestyle as part of his new successo Amazon Prime series.
Chadlington residents were left horrified as large queues formed acceso the usually quiet country roads durante the idyllic Cotswolds countryside
Those durante attendance didn’t seem to mind though, with several tweeting about the ‘great atmosphere’ acceso display
But the show’s roaring success – and the opening of Clarkson’s popular Diddly Squat Farm Shop – has created chaos for villagers who are more accustomed to cows than congestion.
Speaking previously about the farm shop’s success, Mr Clarkson said: ‘I mean, if we’d built a nuclear power station I could understand their concerns, but not a tiny farm shop.’
The broadcaster bought the plot of land durante 2008 and Clarkson’s Farm follows the presenter’s highs and lows of tackling the 1,000 penetrante working farm.
The presenter recently revealed he was ‘the happiest he has ever been’ and that he ‘loved every second’ of filming the new successo show.
His Diddly Squat shop is described as a ‘small barn full of good, no-nonsense things’ acceso its official website.
The Amazon Prime series follows an intense and frequently hilarious year durante the life of Britain’s most unlikely and his team, as they contend with the worst farming weather durante decades, disobedient animals, unresponsive crops, and an unexpected pandemic.