Wellesbourne and Walton Neighbourhood Plan

'Yes' vote at referendum

On Thursday 11 October, voters in Wellesbourne and Walton voted 'yes' to the Neighbourhood Plan.

  • 93.33% (1,611 people) of those voting said 'Yes'
  • 6.66% (115 people) voted 'No'
  • The turnout was 34.09%

Plan to proceed to referendum

The Wellesbourne and Walton Neighbourhood Plan was independently examined between January and April 2018. Following the examiner's report of 24 April 2018 (see ‘Specified Documents' below). The Cabinet voted on 30 July 2018 to proceed to referendum with the Plan, as amended by the modifications that are set out in the decision statement below.

The specified documents

Referendum details

The referendum will be held on 11 October 2018, and the question on the ballot will be as follows:

“Do you want Stratford-on-Avon District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Wellesbourne and Walton to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"

The polling station will be Wellesbourne Village Hall, School Road, Wellesbourne, CV35 9NH.

More information about the referendum can be found in the "information for voters" leaflets listed in the "specified documents" section above.

Independent examination

Following completion of the Regulation 16 (Formal Submission) consultation in late November 2017, the Wellesbourne and Walton Neighbourhood Plan was sent for independent examination. The examiner's report is available to view and download from the "specified documents" section above.

Formal Submission consultation

In accordance with Regulation 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended), we held a six-week consultation on the policies proposed in the Formal Submission version of the Plan. This consultation ran from 12 October 2017 to 24 November 2017.

The Plan and associated consultation documents can be viewed below:

Pre-Submission Draft consultation

The Pre-Submission Draft of the Wellesbourne and Walton Neighbourhood Plan was published for a six week period of consultation between 11 June and 6 August 2016.

Neighbourhood Area designation

The Wellesbourne and Walton Neighbourhood Plan Area was designated by the cabinet on 3 November 2014. Wellesbourne and Walton 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 12/10/2018

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