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In this video RTPI Policy Officer (England) Harry Burchill interviews Dr Geoff Botting, Vice Chair of Woodcote Parish Council, about how Woodcote has been able to deliver housing through its 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

Wed, 30 Nov 2016

October/November 2016: referendum news

12 successful neighbourhood plan referendums took place in October and 29 in November. One Community Right to Build Order also passed referendum in November.…

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016

August/September 2016: referendum news

Six neighbourhood plan referendums took place in August and 26 are scheduled for September, as well as a referendum on a Community Right to Build Order…

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Latest resources

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 @ 14:30

UpFront November 2016

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

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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 @ 18:06

Upfront September 2016

Bi-monthly e-bulletin containing all the latest news and views on neighbourhood planning

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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

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 @ 02:17

Site Selection

A parish council minutes that residents will choose the sites for NP After the vote a planner produces a Site Selection Assessment , with her own criteria and marks the chosen site down and it fails to…

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Latest events

Neighbourhood Planning Legal and Practice Update

Neighbourhood Planning Legal and Practice Update

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