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Ashwell Neighbourhood Plan

'Made' Neighbourhood Plan

The Ashwell Neighbourhood Plan was made on April 2022.


A referendum for the Ashwell Neighbourhood Plan took place on 3 March 2022. The result of the referendum was 364 votes in favour of the neighbourhood plan with 24 votes against.


The Ashwell Neighbourhood Plan was examined by Andrew Ashcroft in September 2021.

The examiners report has been issued and is available to view in the documents below.


Consultation on proposed submission Neighbourhood Plan – Regulation 16

Ashwell Parish Council submitted their neighbourhood plan to North Hertfordshire District Council on 5 February 2021.  

Consultation took place between Tuesday 2 March and Thursday 15 April 2021.

The plan sets out a vision for the parish and planning policies which will be used to determine planning applications within the parish.

The representations to the neighbourhood plan can be viewed on our consultation portal.

Consultation on pre-submission Neighbourhood Plan – Regulation 14

The Parish Council have previously consulted on two draft neighbourhood plans, the first in 2018 and with a significantly amended plan in 2020. Further information is available on the Ashwell Village website.  

Neighbourhood Area Designation

The Ashwell Neighbourhood Plan Area was designated by Cabinet on 25 March 2014. The Parish Council was the relevant body that applied for designation. A map of the neighbourhood plan area can be found below.