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Site Specific Proposals Development Plan Document

Site Specific Proposals Plan - Issues & Options 2006-2010

Borough of Wellingborough Site Specific Proposals Development Plan Document - Issues and Options stage

The following provides links to: consultation documents produced at the Issues and Options stage; summaries of related events; responses to consultation; and a list of studies that will influence the preparation of the Preferred Options document.

Issues and Options consultation documents:

'Issues and Options' paper - produced in February 2006. It set out initial ideas about the objectives of the Plan, the issues and challenges that need to be addressed and some possible options. Comments on the paper were invited up until 31st March 2006.

Scoping Report - Sustainable development is the core principle underpinning planning. The Scoping Report is the first stage in the preparation of the Sustainability Appraisal which is undertaken in order to assess the likely significant effects of the Plan against the Government's objectives for sustainable development.  

Summaries of specific consultation events/ responses to the Issues and Options paper:

Housing/Employment/Environment workshop event (March 2006) - organised jointly with the Wellingborough Partnership.

Rural workshop event (March 2006) - organised jointly with the Wellingborough Partnership.

Wellingborough Stakeholders Workshop (May 2006) - a 3 day event held to assess the strengths/weaknesses of Wellingborough; identify key requirements to enable successful and sustainable growth; and consider how the proposed growth of the town might help to deliver key requirements.

Responses to the Issues and Options paper - summary of comments received during the consultation period.

Site Specific Proposals Development Plan Document Working Party

A working party of officers and Councillors was established in March 2010 to give detailed consideration to the Site Specific Proposals Development Plan Document. It was decided to formally consult with the Parish Council's and other interested parties prior to the Council issuing a Preferred Options document for more formal and widespread consultation. Meetings took place with the Parish Council's of Irchester, Wollaston, Earls Barton and Finedon and Community Groups in Croyland Ward. A questionnaire was circulated to the remainder of the Parishes.

Irchester - Notes of Meeting with the Parish Council 27th May 2010

Wollaston - Notes of Meeting with the Parish Council 9th June 2010

Earls Barton - Notes of Meeting with the Parish Council 10th June 2010

Finedon - Notes of Meeting with the Parish Council 14th June 2010

Croyland Ward Associations - Notes of Meeting 1st July 2010

Work undertaken following Meetings with Parish Councils and Community Groups

Parish Council Questionnaire - responses received to the questionnaire

More information

  1. Site Specific Proposals Development Plan Document
  2. Site Specific Proposals Plan - Issues & Options 2006-2010 (you are here)
  3. Site Specific Proposals Plan – Preferred Options 2010