Long Compton NDP

Long Compton Neighbourhood Plan has now been 'made'

Stratford-on-Avon District Council resolved that the Long Compton Neighbourhood Development Plan was 'made' on 25 April 2016. It is now formally part of the District Council's development plan and will be used to assist in determining planning applications within the plan area.

'Yes' vote at referendum

On Thursday 24 March, voters in Long Compton voted 'yes' to the Neighbourhood Plan.

  • 92.2% (296 people) of those voting said 'Yes'
  • 7.8% (25 people) voted 'No'
  • There was a 51.6% turnout

The Declaration of Result of Poll provides the official record of the count.

Plan to proceed to referendum

The Long Compton Neighbourhood Plan was independently examined in Autumn 2015 and the examiner recommended that, subject to some modifications, the plan should proceed to referendum. The District Council agreed with the examiner's report and voted at Cabinet on 18 January 2016 to progress the plan to referendum.


Following completion of the formal submission consultation on the draft neighbourhood development plan, the plan - together with the associated consultation documents, schedule of responses and list of evidence base documents - was sent to an independent examiner on 21 August 2015.

Formal submission consultation

Long Compton Parish Council formally submitted its plan to Stratford-on-Avon District Council for consultation 11 June - 24 July 2015.

Draft Neighbourhood Plan

The Long Compton Draft Neighbourhood Plan was published for a six week period of consultation until 14 December 2013.

Neighbourhood area designation

The Long Compton Neighbourhood Plan Area was designated by the cabinet on 8 April 2013. Long Compton Parish Council was the relevant body that applied to the District Council for designation. The area application documents can be found below:

Find out more

For further information: please contact the Planning Policy team on 01789 260320 or email planning.policy@stratford-dc.gov.uk

Last updated on 09/01/2019

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