Shipston-on-Stour Neighbourhood Plan

Examiner's Report

We have received the examiner's report on the Shipston-on-Stour Neighbourhood plan. The examiner recommends that the Plan, modified by the recommendations laid out in the report, should proceed to Referendum.

Independent Examination

Following completion of the Regulation 16 (Formal Submission) consultation, the Shipston-on-Stour Neighbourhood Plan proceeded to Independent Examination. A schedule of consultation responses can be viewed below:

Formal Submission consultation

Shipston-on-Stour Town Council has formally submitted its Plan to Stratford-on-Avon District Council. The Plan sets out a vision for the future of the town and planning policies to be used to help make decisions on planning applications falling within the neighbourhood area boundary.

In accordance with Regulation 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended), the next stage is for us to hold a six-week consultation on the policies proposed in the Plan.

Consultation on the Submission Draft of the Shipston-on-Stour Neighbourhood Plan ran from 2 November to 15 December 2017. The consultation has now closed.

Consultation documents

Shipston-on-Stour NDP Submission Draft

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening Report

Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) Screening Report

Supporting documents

Neighbourhood Area designation

The Shipston-on-Stour Neighbourhood Plan Area was designated by the cabinet on 8 April 2013. Shipston-on-Stour Town 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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For further information: please contact the Planning Policy team on 01789 260334 or email

Last updated on 18/05/2018

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