Leckhampton and Warden Hill Neighbourhood Plan

Regulation 16 public consultation 

Leckhampton with Warden Hill Parish Council have submitted the Leckhampton with Warden Hill Draft Neighbourhood Plan to us for public consultation.

Cheltenham Borough Council are required to run the consultation, in line with the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2012, for a minimum of six weeks. This is known as Regulation 16 consultation.

The consultation will run from 29 January until 11.59pm on 12 March 2024. This is an opportunity for interested parties to comment on the plan before it goes to examination.

Following consultation, the comments received will be passed to an independent examiner, who will consider the representations and produce an examination report. The report will assess whether or not the draft plan meets the basic conditions and other legal requirements.

Please visit our consultation portal to view the consultation documents and find out how to submit your comments.

Screening opinion

In November 2022, the Council published its opinion on whether further environmental assessment of the Leckhampton and Warden Hill Draft Neighbourhood Plan was required. This was requested by the Neighbourhood Area. The Council considers that neither a full Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) nor Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) are required. As per Regulation 11 of the Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations 2004, the documents relating to this decision can be found below:

If you wish to request an email or postal copy of this (you will be charged approximately £11 for a postal copy) you can email [email protected] or telephone 01242 264321.

Neighbourhood area designation

On 15 September 2015, the council’s cabinet approved the designation of a neighbourhood area covering Leckhampton with Warden Hill parish.

The application consisted of the following information: