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In this video Harry Burchill, RTPI Policy Officer (England), speaks to Martin Fitton from Kington Area Neighbourhood Plan about the positive impact of technical support in the development of the neighbourhood…

Are you involved in planning your neighbourhood? Or would you like to be?

This website supports people and communities who are using new powers under the Localism Act 2011 to create neighbourhood plans.

So if you’re interested in shaping your local area, and deciding where new homes, shops and other facilities will go and what they will look like, we’d like to invite you to join our forums, set up a local group, and generally use the site’s resources to share experience and learn from others.

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Latest news

Mon, 27 Mar 2017

February / March 2017: Referendum News

In February 2017 a total of 17 neighbourhood plans were successful at referendum. In March 13 plans successfully passed referendum.

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Wed, 25 Jan 2017

December 2016 and January 2017 referendum news

In December 2016 a total of six neighbourhood plans successfully passed referendum. In January 2017 seven neighbourhood plans were successful at referendum.…

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Latest resources

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 @ 11:48

UpFront Mar/Apr 2017

UpFront is a free bi-monthly e-bulletin containing the latest news and views on neighbourhood planning.

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Wed, 01 Feb 2017 @ 16:39

UpFront January 2017

UpFront is a free bi-monthly e-bulletin containing the latest news and views on neighbourhood planning.

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Latest photos

Case Studies

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 @ 18:28

Urban neighbourhood plans: Spring Boroughs

Urban neighbourhood plans: Spring Boroughs

Neighbourhood Planning is often accused of being too complicated and cumbersome to work in complex urban areas, a stance which is unfair given some of the plans that have come forward such as Heathfield…

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Thu, 01 Dec 2016 @ 18:17

Kentish Town Neighbourhood Plan: An example of good practice in early and detailed community involvement

Kentish Town Neighbourhood Plan:  An example of good practice in early and detailed community involvement

Kentish Town is a small, densely developed inner city area immediately to the north of Camden Town & Euston Station in central London. Characterised by a varied mix of land uses, the plan area covers…

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Latest forum posts

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 @ 13:48

Area boundary discrepancy

A consultee on a Parish draft plan has identified discrepancies between the area as designated and the (incorrect) area identified in the draft Plan (as a proposals map) and the pre-submission draft Plan…

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Latest events

'Neighbourhood Planning in One City': A Leeds Planning Network Conference

With 35 neighbourhood planning groups in Leeds, this conference provides a unique opportunity to learn how to overcome barriers to community engagement.

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