Plan to Proceed to Referendum

The Hampton Lucy Neighbourhood Plan was independently examined between October and December 2023 and the Examiner recommended that, subject to some proposed modifications, the Plan should proceed to referendum. The District Council agrees with the Examiner's report and the Portfolio Holder for Planning and Economic Development at the District Council has endorsed the recommendation to proceed to referendum.

The referendum will be held on Thursday 30th May 2024.

There are three ways to vote in the referendum, in person, by post and by proxy.

  • The polling station is The Village Hall, Church Street, Hampton Lucy CV35 8BE.

For further information on how to vote in this referendum please view the Information for Voters booklet.

A number of documents (referred to as ‘specified documents' in the Neighbourhood Planning regulations) have been prepared to help individuals make a decision on how to vote, these are listed below.

Printed versions of the specified documents are also available for inspection at:

  • Stratford-on-Avon District Council Offices at Elizabeth House, Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6HX. Opening hours are Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm.
  • Stratford-upon-Avon Library, 12 Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6PZ. Opening hours are Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm and Saturday 10.00am to 3.00pm.
  • The documents are also available to view within St Peter's Church and The Boar's Head pub, Hampton Lucy, during normal opening hours.

Independent Examiner's Report

Following completion of the Independent Examination of the Hampton Lucy Neighbourhood Plan, the Examiner issued their report to the District Council in December this year and this can be viewed below:

In accordance with paragraph 18 of The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended), The Local Planning Authority must now consider what action to take in response to the recommendations of the Examiner and decide what modifications, if any, are to be made to the Plan in order for it to proceed to referendum.


Following completion of the Regulation 16 (Formal Submission) consultation in July this year, the Hampton Lucy Neighbourhood Plan has now been sent for examination by an independent examiner, Dr Louise Brooke-Smith.

Regulation 16 responses with Parish Council comment

Formal Submission Consultation

In accordance with Regulation 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended), Stratford-on-Avon District Council held a public consultation on the policies proposed in the Submission Draft of the Hampton Lucy Neighbourhood Development Plan. The consultation ran from 15 June until 28 July 2023.

The Submission Draft Plan and associated consultation documents can be viewed below:

Pre-Submission Draft Consultation

The Pre-Submission Draft of the Hampton Lucy Neighbourhood Plan was published for a seven week period of re-consultation between July 29th to September 18th 2022, in accordance with Regulation 14 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended). The consultation Pre-Submission Draft is available to view below:

Further information on the consultation can be viewed on the dedicated NDP website.

Neighbourhood Area designation

The Hampton Lucy Neighbourhood Plan Area was designated on 7 October 2014 Hampton Lucy Parish Council was the relevant body that applied to the district council for designation. The area application documents can be found below:

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Contact: The Planning Policy team

Last updated on 18/04/2024