Hinckley and Bosworth Draft Local Plan

Hi all please see below information from Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council on their consultation regarding their Local Plan – Please click on this link to see the difference between this consultation and the recent consultation on the Sheepy Neighbourhood Plan Local Plans and Neighbourhood Plans

Dear resident

Consultation on the Hinckley and Bosworth Local Plan

For your information a public consultation is currently underway on the Local Plan for the borough. The Local Plan is the key planning document for the borough and it will guide future development in Hinckley and Bosworth up to 2039. The draft plan sets out a preferred strategy for housing and economic growth, and includes planning policies covering a range of issues such as conserving and enhancing the natural and historic environment, sustainable transport, good design and responding to the challenges of climate change. The policies will be used to guide development and respond to economic, environmental and social issues within the borough.

A series of drop-in events have been planned for residents, community groups, local businesses and others with an interest in the Local Plan, where planning officers will be available to answer questions, discuss views, and provide advice on how to submit comments.

Wednesday 28th July 2pm to 7pm – Burbage Millennium Hall Britannia Road Burbage LE10 2HF

Monday 2nd August 2pm to 7pm – Sheepy Memorial Hall Main Road Sheepy Magna CV9 3QU

Thursday 5th August 11am to 3pm – Snapdragon Festival Argents Place Hinckley LE10 1FL

Monday 9th August 2pm to 7pm – Markfield Community and Sports Centre Mayfield Close Markfield LE67  9ST

Wednesday 11th August 2pm to 7pm – Newbold Verdon Sports pavilion Alans Way Newbold Verdon LE9 9LB

As well as being available to view and download the Draft Local Plan on the website, printed copies of the document are located at libraries within the borough and at the Hinckley Hub.

Further details on the consultation, an online questionnaire, and the event schedule can be found at https://www.hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk/localplanreview The consultation closes on Friday 27th August.

Please feel free to share this email with friends, family or interested parties. If you have any queries or questions on the Local Plan please contact the Planning Policy Team, Tel. 01455 238141 or email planningpolicy@hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk

Many thanks, Planning Policy