Phone system

We are experiencing issues with our phone system which means that we cannot make or receive calls in the usual way.
Work to reinstate the phone system has begun on 29 February and we will continue to work with BT on 1 March.
We apologise for any inconvenience this causes.

Progress of proposed neighbourhood plans

There are 18 designated neighbourhood plan areas across the borough following applications from parish and town councils. There are currently 14 made (adopted) neighbourhood plans in the borough, Oakley and Deane, Overton, Bramley, Sherborne St John, Whitchurch, St Mary Bourne, Sherfield on Loddon, Old Basing and Lychpit, Kingsclere, Wootton St Lawrence, Burghclere, Ashford Hill with Headley, East Woodhay and most recently Ecchinswell, Sydmonton and Bishops Green.

The made neighbourhood plans form part of the Development Plan and are used to guide planning decisions in the respective parishes across the borough.

Map showing progress of neighbourhood plans in the borough.

The policies in the adopted neighbourhood plans can be viewed in our Interactive Local Plan Map. Information on the status and progress of neighbourhood plans is available via the links on Neighbourhood planning webpage

Baughurst Neighbourhood Plan

The Baughurst Neighbourhood Area application for designation was approved on the 18 May 2023. Information associated with the Neighbourhood Area designation can be viewed below.

Cliddesden Neighbourhood Plan

Submission (Regulation 16)

The Regulation 16 Neighbourhood Plan consultation closed on Friday 12 January 2024.

Further information on the consultation, along with all the consultation materials can be found on the dedicated Cliddesden Neighbourhood Plan webpage.

Highclere Neighbourhood Plan

The Highclere Neighbourhood Plan Designation Area was approved on the 5 November 2018. Information associated with the Neighbourhood Area designation can be found below:

Highclere Neighbourhood Area map(PDF) [3 Mb]

Highclere Neighbourhood Area application(PDF) [7 Mb]

The council has also agreed to withdraw the area previously designated for a Neighbourhood Development Order in Penwood, as requested by the Parish Council.

North Waltham Neighbourhood Plan

The North Waltham Neighbourhood Plan Designation Area was approved on the 10 August 2015. North Waltham Parish Council will commence work on a neighbourhood plan in the near future.

Information associated with the neighbourhood area designation can be viewed below:

North Waltham Neighbourhood Area map(PDF) [2 Mb]

North Waltham Neighbourhood Area application(PDF) [79 kb]

Pamber Neighbourhood Plan

The Pamber Neighbourhood Plan Designation Area was approved on the 1 December 2017. Information associated with the Neighbourhood Area designation can be viewed below.

Pamber Neighbourhood Area map(PDF) [3 Mb]

Pamber Neighbourhood Area application(PDF) [3 Mb]

Sherborne St John Neighbourhood Plan

Submission (Regulation 16)

The Regulation 16 Neighbourhood Plan consultation closed on Monday 26 February 2024.

Further information on the consultation, along with the all the consultation materials can be found on the dedicated Sherborne St John Neighbourhood Plan webpage.

Silchester Neighbourhood Plan

The Silchester Neighbourhood Plan Designation Area was approved on the 16 October 2023. Information associated with the Neighbourhood Area designation can be viewed below.

Contact the relevant town or parish clerk if you have any queries about specific neighbourhood plan proposals, or the Local Plan team.

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