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Regulation 14 Consultation

7th February 2022 to 21st March 2022

This is a formal consultation on the Pre-Submission Abbots Bromley Neighbourhood Plan in accordance with Regulation 14 Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012. This consultation runs from 7th February 2022 until 21st March 2022

The Neighbourhood Plan draft does not allocate land but provides a suggested set of policies which would guide future development. Amongst others it contains policies on Sustainable Design and Character in the village, development principles for the Former Abbots Bromley School Site and the incorporation of high speed broadband into new development.

After this consultation, the Parish will consider the responses and decide how to amend the plan ready for external examination, working with ESBC. The plan will need to pass examination and a local referendum to become ‘made’ (i.e. part of the Development Plan for the area).

To view a copy of the draft plan follow this link ndp draft 4b

All responses to this consultation must be submitted in writing to Mrs S Meads, Clerk to Abbots Bromley Parish Council, The Hayloft, Marsh Farm, Uttoxeter Road, Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, WS15 3EJ, or emailed to abbotsbromleynp@gmail.com by noon on Monday 21st March 2022

Prior to the Regulation 14 Consultation

Further work is being carried out on the Abbots Bromley Neighbourhood Plan. 96 responses were received from the initial questionnaire and the results were presented at the parish Assembly on May 18th.   The main issues that will now be looked into in more detail include traffic, transport, parking and housing.  Other key issues coming out of consultation are open space, heritage and the environment.  Up to date information is available on the Abbots Bromley website:  http://www.abbotsbromley.com/neighbourhood_plan


Abbots Bromley Parish Council’s application to the Borough Council for the Parish to be designated as a neighbourhood area was approved on 8th October 2015 following a 4 week consultation period. This now paves the way for Abbots Bromley to begin preparing their Neighbourhood Plan in earnest.

Abbots Bromley Area Map

Abbots Bromley Parish Council has applied to East Staffordshire Borough Council to become a designated Neighbourhood Area as required by section 5 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.

As required by section 6 of the regulations ESBC are consulting on the proposed Neighbourhood Area for 4 weeks, from Wednesday 9th September to Wednesday 7th October 2015 at 5pm.

The request letter from Abbots Bromley Parish Council and the parish boundary map are attached below.

Please email neighbourhoodplanning@eaststaffsbc.gov.uk if you wish to comment on the designation consultation.

Link to Designation Letter and Map