Examination Documents

A list of examination documents for the District Plan Examination.

ED1 28 Jun 2017

Programme Officer letter to all respondents to the consultation on the pre submission draft of the Local Plan (Reg 19) (PDF, 40KB)

ED2 Sep 2017

Markides Associates technical note on transportation East of Luton (PDF, 1MB)

ED3 Sep 2017

Partial update on housing monitoring and 5 year supply (PDF, 226KB)

ED4 Aug 2017

Luton Local Plan Inspector's report (PDF, 529KB)

ED5 Jul 2017

Memorandum of Understand between NHDC and Greater Cambridge & Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership (PDF, 197KB)

ED6 Sep 2017

Statement of Common Ground between NHDC and Aylesbury Vale District Council (PDF, 185KB)

ED7 Sep 2017

SoCG  Between NHDC and St Albans District Council (PDF, 237KB)

ED8 24 Sep 2017

Programme Officer notification of hearing sessions to all respondents to the consultation on the pre submission draft of the Local Plan (Reg 19) (PDF, 69KB)

ED9 23 Sep 2017

Hearing Sessions Programme (PDF, 39KB) This has been superceded by ED15.

ED10 23 Sep 2017

Inspector's Matters and Issues (PDF, 272KB)

ED11 23 Sep 2017

Inspector's Guidance Notes (PDF, 79KB)

ED12 Nov 2016 Full report from Maze Planning on land South of Cowards Lane, Codicote Site CD1 (submitted at reg 19 consultation with missing pages.) (PDF, 9MB)
ED13 Sep 2017 MoU between NHDC and East Herts District Council (PDF, 166MB)
ED14 Oct 2017 NHDC Transport Strategy (PDF, 6.2MB)
ED15 19 Oct 2017 Revised Hearings Timetable V.1  (PDF, 61KB) This has been superceded by ED111
ED16 Oct 2017 Inspector’s final report on Stevenage Borough Council Local Plan (PDF, 266Kb)
ED17 Jul-Sep 2017 PSE Consulting: review of smaller scale (4-5FE) versus larger (6FE) Secondary Schools (PDF, 817KB)
ED18 Oct 2017 Updated SoCG on NHDC Local Plan betweeb NHDC and Luton Borough Council (PDF, 667KB)
ED19 Apr 2017

Interpretation of COMET Model results for North Hertfordshire District (PDF, 2MB)

ED20 Jun 2017 Hitchin Industrial Area Transport Study (PDF, 7Mb)
ED21 13 Nov 2017 ED53 - Matter 1 NHDC Opening Statement at Hearing Sessions: Cllr Levett (PDF, 147Kb)
ED22 30 Mar 17 Mr Marcus Powell: Details of FOI request (PDF, 2Mb)
ED23 6 Dec 2016 Letchworth Garden  City Heritage Foundation: Norton Pond to get new Lease of Life (PDF, 168Kb)
ED24 9 Feb 2015 Mr. Julian Wood Judgement (PDF, 147Kb)
ED25 Jun 2016 ED53 - Matter 3 HMA’s Bedfordshire and the surrounding areas: Updating the evidence of Migration (PDF, 1MB)

ED26a

ED26b

14 Nov 2017

14 Nov 2017

NHDC House completions 1/4/16-31/3/17:  Mr. Robert Moore (PDF, 57Kb)

NHDC sell site completions 1/4/16-31/3/17;  Mr. Robert Moore (PDF, 104Kb)

ED27 Nov 2017 SoCG between NHDC and HCC: Strategic Allocation BA1 (PDF, 1MB)
ED28 Nov 2017 SoCG between NHDC, Bloor Homes and The Crown Estate:Strategic Allocations  EL1, EL2 and EL3 (PDF, 1MB)
ED29 Nov 2017 SoCG between NHDC and Picture SRL:  Strategic Allocation GA2 (PDF, 357Kb)
ED30 Nov 2017 SoCG between NHDC and Bellcross Homes:  Strategic Allocation HT1 (PDF, 539Kb)
ED31 Nov 2017 SoCG between NHDC and Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation:  Strategic Allocation LG1 (PDF, 666Kb)
ED32 Nov 2017 SoCG between NHDC and Croudace Homes:  Strategic Allocation NS1 (PDF, 283Kb)
ED33 16 Nov 2017 Amendment to definition of sustainable development Matter 2:  Mr. Wilfred Aspinall (PDF, 43Kb)
ED34 March 2015 Calverton Judgement: Case No: CO/4846/2014 (PDF, 269Kb)
ED35 16 Nov 2017 Secretary of State’s speech on Housing Market (PDF, 256Kb)
ED36 13 Nov 2017 Secretary of State’s letter to Stevenage Borough Council re hold on Local Plan (PDF, 163Kb)
ED37 23 Nov 2017 ED53 - Matter 2 NHDC Proposed Revisions to Policy SP2 (PDF, 111Kb)
ED38 10 Nov 2017 PTB Traffic Impact Assessment on behalf of Graveley Parish Council (PDF, 1Mb)

 

ED39a

ED39b

23 Nov 2017

ED53 - Matter 2 NHDC response to Mr.Powell’s FOI:

Freedom of Information response (PDF, 117Kb)

Appeal decision: APP/X1925/W/17/3172798 Rose Farm, Codicote Road, Whitwell, Herts SG4 8AB (PDF, 126Kb)

ED40 16 Nov 2017 Summary of SA Housing Distribution Options: Railton TPC (PDF, 399Kb)
ED41 22 Nov 2017 NHDC: CAG response to ED40 (PDF, 25Kb)
ED42 23 Nov 2017 ED53 - Matter 4 NHDC Note to Inspector:  Five Year Housing Land supply scenarios (PDF, 66.53Kb)
ED43 23 Nov 2017 ED53 - Matter 1 NHDC Note to Inspector re operation of website during consultations especially regulation 19 consultation (PDF, 21Kb)

 

ED44a

ED44b

23 Nov 2017

ED53 - Matter 2 NHDC Current and Proposed Green Belt Maps

Current Green Belt Boundaries (PDF, 7.76Mb)

Proposed Green Belt Boundaries (PDF, 10.4Mb)

ED45 22 Nov 2017 Report by Dr Scott on behalf of Ms Cheryl Peers (PDF, 23Kb)
ED45a 22 Nov 2017 Map: wildlife Importance Herts Natural History Society (PDF, 4.14Mb)
ED45b 22 Nov 2017 Map: Hertfordshire with Towns (PDF, 2.09Mb)
ED45c 22 Nov 2017 Map: Hertfordshire showing proposed building sites in NHDC Local Plan (PDF, 1.26Mb)
ED45d 22 Nov 2017 2011-31 Hierarchy: UK Biodieverity Plan (PDF, 40.84Kb)
ED45e 22 Nov 2017 Rare & Scarce species hierarchy (PDF, 287.07Kb)
ED46 27 Nov 2017 Mr Bim Afolami MP response to NHDC Local Plan (PDF, 45Kb)

ED47a

ED47b

27 Nov 2017

Save the world’s first garden city: Birds of Hertfordshire 2015 (Corn Bunting) (PDF, 474Kb)

Bird Atlas 2007: Corn Bunting (PDF, 628Kb)

ED48 20 Nov 2017 CPRE: Map or Potential Chiltern AONB Boundary Variations (PDF, 553Kb)
ED49 27 Nov 2017 Statement by Transition Town Letchworth and Letchworth Sustainability Forum Matter 19 The Natural Environment (PDF, 43Kb)
ED50 Nov 2017

SoCG between NHDC and New Road Property Developments & Bovis Homes WY1 Land South of Little Wymondley and Policy CGB5

(PDF, 13,864Kb)

ED51 29 Nov 2017 SoCG between WHBC and Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation (PDF, 118Kb)
ED52 24 Nov 2017 ED53 - Matter 1 SoCG between NHDC and Natural England (PDF, 134Kb)
ED53

13 Dec 2017

Inspector’s list of actions for NHDC arising during Week 1 of the hearing sessions(Matters 1, 2, 3, 4, 6.1 and 6.2) Updated 18.12.17 (PDF, 62Kb)
ED54 13 Dec 2017 Inspector’s list of actions for NHDC arising during Week 2 of the hearing sessions (Matters 5, 7.1,  8 and 9) (PDF, 37Kb)
ED55 13 Dec 2017 Inspector’s list of actions for NHDC arising from Week 3 of the hearing sessions (Matters 15, 16, 17, 19 and 20) (PDF, 55Kb)
ED56 17 Dec 2017 Inspector’s list of actions for NHDC arising from Week 4 of the hearing sessions (Matters 13,14) (PDF, 60Kb)

ED57a

ED57b

18 Dec 2017

ED53 - Matter 3 St Modwen Developments V Secretary of State 28.4.16 CO/3653/2015 (PDF, 241Kb)

ED53 - Matter 3 St Modwen Developments: Court of Appeal C1/2016/2001 (PDF, 368Kb)

ED58a

ED58b

18 Dec 2017

ED53 - Matter 3 Oadby & Wigston BC V Secretary of State & Bloor Homes 3.7.15 CO/1359/2015 (PDF, 171Kb)

ED53 - Matter 3 Oadby & Wigston BC: Court of Appeal C1/2015/2447 (PDF, 170Kb)

ED59 March 2017

Dartford Borough Council V Secretary of State  Court of Appeal  CO/4129/2015 

Case No: C1/2016/1664 (PDF, 108Kb)

ED60 Jan 2018 NHDC Gypsy & Traveller Accommodation Asessment Update Final Report (PDF, 2Mb)
ED61 12 Jan 2018 Letter from NHDC Property Services concerning sites in Local Plan (PDF, 1,000Kb)

 

Documents for Air Quality Session on Tuesday 23 January 2017   
ED62         12 Jan 2018 NHDC Note to Inspector on Air Quaility (PDF, 4Mb)
ED63 Sep 2013 AQMA Action Plan Stevenage Road - Hitchin (PDF, 693Kb)
ED64 Jun 2017 AQMA Action Plan Stevenage Road and Paynes Park, Hitchin (PDF, 543Kb)
ED65 Jun 2017 AQMA Action Plan non technical summary Stevenage Road & Paynes Park (PDF, 96Kb)
ED66 Sep 2015 AQMA Action Plan update Stevenage Road, Hitchin (PDF, 297Kb)
ED67 9 Jan 2017 AQMA Order Paynes Park, Hitchin (PDF, 150Kb)
ED68 29 Jan 2012 AQMA Order Stevenage Road, Hitchin (PDF, 1,822Kb)
ED69 Jun 2016 NHDC Air Quality Annual Statistics Report 2016 (PDF, 3,403Kb)
ED70 Jun 2017 NHDC Air Quality Annual Statistics Report 2017 (PDF, 3,704Kb)
ED71 Jan 2018 Statement of Common Ground between NHDC and landowners West of Stevenage re safeguarded land (PDF, 5.61Mb)
ED72 Jan 2018 NHDC Viability Addendum (PDF, 1.82Mb)

ED73

ED73A

Jan 2018

ED53 - Matter 4 Infrastructure Delivery Plan (main report) (PDF, 1.66Mb)

Appendix 1 - Infrastructure Delivery Schedule (PDF, 201Kb)

ED74 3 Nov 2017 NHDC Matter 6 Infrastructure table (PDF, 75Kb)
ED75 2 Feb 2018

Supplementary SoCG with LGCHF (PDF, 33Kb)

ED76 Apr 2016 Lower Stondon Heritage Assessment (PDF, 3.25Mb)
ED77 22 Jan 2018 ED53 Matter 4 NHDC Liaison with Letchworth Garden City Heritage foundation re NHDC proposed development in Letchworth Town centre (PDF, 1068Kb)
ED78 22 Jan 2018 ED53 Matter 4 NHDC calculation re 20% figure in policy SP8(d) re previously developed land (PDF, 158Kb)
ED79 Jan 2018 ED54 Matter 7 NHDC to provide justifycation for proposed addition of land to Green Belt  (PDF, 100Kb)
ED80 Feb 2018 SOCG between NHDC and EW Pepper Ltd re: education provision at site RY1, Royston (PDF, 1496Kb)
ED81 Feb 2018 SOCG between NHDC and  Bloor Homes/The Crown Estate re: education provision at strategic site EL1/2/3, East of Luton (PDF, 4,742Kb)
ED82 Feb 2018 SOCG between NHDC and Historic England (PDF, 1727Kb)
ED83 Feb 2018 ED54 Matter 8 NHDC note on self build (PDF, 136Kb)
ED84 Feb 2018 ED54 Matter 9 NHDC note on SHLAA chronology (PDF, 210Kb)
ED85 Feb 2018 ED53 – Matter 6 NHDC Note on transport modelling and the southern bypass for Hitchin (PDF, 53Kb)
ED86 Feb 2018 ED53 – Matter 6 NHDC – Note on the B656 between Codicote and Knebworth (PDF, 179Kb)
ED87A 25 Jan 2018 Submission by Save our Green Belt: Mr Andrew Parkinson (PDF, 24Kb)
ED87B 25 Jan 2018 Appendix to submission by Save our Green Belt: Flaws in NHDC Green Belt Review (PDF, 780Kb)
ED88 5 Feb 2018 Response  to submission by Save our Green Belt (ED87B) Mr. Peter Goatley on behalf of Gladman Developments (PDF, 258Kb)
ED89 5 Feb 2018 NHDC Note on Chilterns AONB Proposed Extension (Matter 19) (PDF, 4,453Kb)
ED90 Feb 2018 SoCG between NHDC and Hertfordshire County Council re: BA1 (PDF, 3,328Kb)
ED91 Feb 2018

SoCG between NHDC and Hertfordshire County Council re: BA2, BA3 and BA4 (PDF, 4,658Kb)

ED92 5 Feb 2018 Mr. David Switzer’s address to the examination on Site LG6 (PDF, 171Kb)
ED93 21 Mar 2013 ED55 – Matter 19 – previous consultation responses from HRBC Herts Ecology (PDF, 875Kb)
ED94 27 Feb 2018 Inspector’s list of actions for NHDC arising during Week 5 of the hearing sessions (Matters 22, Matter 7.2, 7.3 and 7.4 and
Matter 6.3
(PDF, 42Kb)
ED95 27 Feb 2018 Inspector’s list of actions for NHDC arising during Week 6 of the hearing sessions (Matters 10 Letchworth, Royston, Baldock
(part) Hitchin, Luton & Cockernhoe (part) and Matter 11 - Ashwell, Barkway, Barley, Breachwood Green, Hexton, Kimpton
(PDF, 59Kb)
ED96 7 Mar 2018 Inspector’s List of actions for NHDC arising from Week 7 of the hearing sessions (Matters 10/11 Stevenage (Great Ashby), Graveley (including North of Stevenage) and Knebworth and Matter 11 Ickleford, Lower Stondon and Matter 11 Little Wymondley, Codicote and Matter 11 St Ippolyts, Reed, Sandon, Therfield, Weston, Whitwell (St Paul's Walden Parish) and Matter 11 Oaklands, Offley, Pirton, Preston and Matter 12 The Housing Strategy provision for gypsies, travellers and travelling people (PDF, 82Kb)
ED97 2015 Luton Borough Council 2015 transport modelling evidence re Luton airport (PDF, 4,874Kb)

ED98

ED98A

ED98B

8 Feb 2018

30 Nov 2016

11 Jan 2018

Note to Inspector from Luton Borough Council re East of Luton site allocation (PDF, 95Kb)

Letter from Cllr. Castleman (PDF, 5Mb)

Email from LBC to NHDC (PDF, 42Kb)

ED99 6 Feb 2018 Baldock Hearing session notes: Dr. Wheen (PDF, 50Kb)
ED100 6 Feb 2018 Baldock Hearing session notes: Cllr. Jim McNally (PDF, 78Kb)
ED101 13 Feb 2018 Barkway Hearing session notes: Cllr. Gerald Morris (PDF, 36Kb)
ED102 13 Feb 2018 Barkway Hearing session notes: Barkway Parish Council (PDF, 59Kb)
ED103 9 Feb 2018 Letter from Hertfordshire County Council re education allocation in Barkway (PDF, 20Kb)

ED104

ED104A

ED104B

14 Feb 2018

HCC response to ED81 (SOCG between NHDC and  Bloor Homes/The Crown Estate re. education provision EoL1/2/3 (PDF, 233Kb)

Appendix A: Hitchin SPA (PDF, 3Mb)

Appendix B: Hitchin forecast demand (PDF, 74Kb)

ED105 21 Feb 2018 ED53: Matter 6 Statement of common ground between NHDC and Hertfordshire County Council Highways (PDF, 419Kb)
ED106 Feb 2018 Supplementary SoCG between NHDC and Picture SRL re allocation GA2 Land NE of Stevenage (PDF, 4Mb)
ED107 Feb 2018 Supplementary SoCG between NHDC and Croudace re allocation NS1 Land North of Stevenage (PDF, 5Mb)
ED108 23 Feb 2018 SoCG between NHDC and Gladman Developments Ltd re Site KB4 (PDF, 2.3Mb)
ED109 Feb 2018 ED53 – Matter 1: Missing correspondence between NHDC & HCC in relation to education matters (PDF, 9375Kb)

ED110

ED110A

20 Feb 2018

ED54: NHDC to confirm to Ms Cheryl Peers the number of the sites allocated in the draft LP which are in the GB as currently defined (PDF, 96Kb)

Appendix A:  List of sites  in GB as currently defined (PDF, 97Kb)

ED111 11 Mar 2018 Draft Hearings timetable V8 (PDF, 66Kb)
ED112 Feb 2018 Supplementary SoCG between NHDC and New Rd. Property Developments and Bovis Homes:  WY1 Land south of Lt. Wymondley and Policy CGB5 (PDF, 916Kb)
ED113 26 Feb 2018 ED94: Matter 21 response to Ms.Cottier re access to website between 31.12.17 and 23.1.18 (PDF, 87Kb)
ED114 Feb 2018 SoCG Between NHDC and Mr Neil Ross site TH1 (PDF, 109Kb)
ED115 Feb 2018 Newsells Park Stud agronomist’s report re BK3 (PDF, 1.26Kb)
ED116 Feb 2015 ED96: Matter 11 English Heritage representation to the Preferred Options consultation February 2015 (PDF, 217Kb)
ED117 8 Mar 2018 ED56: Matter 14 Council response to Inspector's queries re: retail issues (PDF, 2,638Kb)
ED118 16 Mar 2018 ED56: Matter 13 Council's responses to Inspector's queries re: Economic Development (B class uses)
ED119 18 Mar 2018 Natural England's email to Programme Officer re SOCG between NHDC and Natural England (ED52) (PDF, 85Kb)
ED120 19 Mar 2018 Letter to Natural England from the Inspector (PDF, 77Kb)
ED121 Mar 2018 Chilterns AONB Setting Report (PDF, 2Mb)
ED122 Mar 2018 MOU between Network Rail and Hertfordshire County Council: Delivery of infrastructure over railway line for Baldock (PDF, 1.3Mb)
ED123 23 Mar 2018 Natural England response to Inspector's Letter ED120 (PDF, 231Kb)
ED124 13 Mar 2018 Friends of the Forster Country letter to Inspector (PDF, 491Kb)
ED125 25 Mar 2018 Inspector’s response to Friends of the Forster Country letter (ED124) (PDF, 49Kb)
ED126 26 Mar 2018 Baldock continuation session hearing notes: Dr.Wheen (PDF, 5Mb)
ED127 27 Mar 2018 Great Ashby GA2 Heritage Assets Hearing session notes:Ms. Julie Wood (PDF, 122Kb)
ED128 5 April 2018 Inspector’s list of actions for NHDC arising during Week 8 of the hearing sessions  (PDF, 26Kb)
Matter 10 – Baldock (including Bygrave) continuation Sites BA2, BA3, BA4, BA5, BA6, BA7 and BA11
Matter 10 – Luton & Cockernhoe continuation Inspector’s Matters & Issues 10.28 and 10.29 Green Belt
Matter 10 - Great Ashby GA2, Heritage Assets
Matter 14 - Town & Local Centres  
Inspector’s Matters & Issues: 14.10 Site Allocations, Hitchin 

ED129A

ED129B

27 Mar 2018

Site CD1:  Boundary agreement between Mr & Mrs Barrow and Mr. Ansell signed by Mr.and Mrs. Barrow (PDF, 342Kb)

Site CD1   Boundary agreement between Mr & Mrs Barrow and Mr. Ansell signed by Mr. Ansell (PDF, 336Kb)

ED130 10 April 2018 Inspector's Note setting our the next steps in the examination in public of the North herts EiP (PDF, 23Kb)
ED131 April 2018 Supplementary Statement of Common Ground between NHDC and Bellcross Homes re. Site HT1: Highover Farm, Hitchin (PDF,7Mb)