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Burpham’s Neighbourhood Plan Makes Progress

Published on: 20 Aug, 2015
Updated on: 23 Aug, 2015

Burpham signAn independent examiner has recommended that the Burpham Neighbourhood Plan should be amended and then proceed to a referendum of residents within the Burpham Neighbourhood Area (Burpham ward).

Jim Allen, one of the leading organisers of Burpham’s plan, said: “The Burpham Neighbourhood Forum members are delighted that the plan has been passed by the examiner to proceed to a referendum.

“We are grateful to everyone who has helped in the culmination of three years hard work and we are looking forward to the final stage”

The Burpham Neighbourhood Forum Logo

The Burpham Neighbourhood Forum Logo

The Burpham Neighbourhood Forum produced the Burpham Neighbourhood Plan and submitted it to the Council in February 2015.

“Neighbourhood Plans” are documents containing planning policies for a single neighbourhood area. If a Neighbourhood Plan is adopted, it becomes part of the Development Plan for the borough and be used to help determine planning applications within the Burpham Neighbourhood Area (Burpham ward) along with the long awaited Local Plan.

To read more about neighbourhood planning in Burpham and see the examiner’s report and the results of the Council’s consultation on our website here: To find out more about neighbourhood planning on go to:

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